I am going to try a feature so others can state why they would like to vote for a particular candidate. I will then post the statements as part of a series of posts. Here are the rules:
Recently I’ve added and updated three resources with links displayed in the left sidebar of the blog:
WCCUSD staff worked out a great way to accommodate the district’s legal requirement for housing a growing charter school while getting a closed school site that has been festering as abandoned buildings since 2009 out of its hair. The plan: sell the abandoned property to the charter in return for the charter (Caliber) waiving it’s future legal facilities rights. Slowness in moving forward with the plan has allowed a coalition driven by fear and hate to mobilize to possibly nix the deal.
The BlackBoard of West Contra Costa will be sponsoring a public WCCUSD candidate forum in El Sobrante on September 22nd (Thursday).
A panel organized by Education Matters interviewed candidates for endorsing in the WCCUSD board race. They’ve now published the interview videos and the candidate submissions.