Three candidates compete for two school board spots
Back to Main "Anaboliset Aineet" MenuCelebrationsFraud PreventionManage Your AdPlace an "Anabolika Definition" AdJackie Arendt is an adjunct professor Cuyahoga Communty College and Cleveland State University. Susan Clark is the interim dean of education at the University of Akron. Dan Dyson is the President of Dyson Construction LLC.Uncertain economic times have forced many school districts to ask voters for more money.Susan ClarkCourtesy of Susan ClarkNorth Royalton City Schools are asking residents to pass a $49.8 million bond issue that would improve buildings in the district, which according to the state report card is struggling to meet academic expectations for disabled students. She Comprar Levitra said she wasn't sure what "Oxandrolone Powder India" specific programs she would cut, but added that districts shouldn't be forced to choose between raising taxes and cutting programs and said she would attempt to lobby officials in Columbus to stop cutting school funding."I think we need board members who will go to Columbus and talk to state representatives about changing the funding mechanisms for our schools," she said.She then added, "Our state and federal legislators are controlling too much of the local process and not giving voters a real Anadrol Keifei voice."Clark said she would need to examine the relative effectiveness and participation rates for school programs before making a decision. She said that raising taxes would become an option if cost cutting measures were not wholly effective."Programs should be narrowed or sunset if they no longer are needed or do not show effectiveness over time," she wrote in the Voter Guide. "Doing so would create opportunities to reallocate those costs to programs or initiatives that are performing well or are in demand."Dyson didn't say directly that he would raise taxes but he also adamantly decried the idea of cutting school programs. He said that teachers and administrators are constantly being asked to do more with less. He noted that many of the district's Dianabol ZkušEnosti teachers spend hours volunteering to try and improve the schools.He hinted that cutting busing could be a way to shave district expenses before concluding, "It is obvious our administration cares deeply for our students needs and have gone over and above to Anavar Zmrc keep programs.""I believe it is important to do whatever it takes to prioritize the programs and find other ways to cut costs," he concluded.One point of contention among the candidates is how they view the state's controversial decision to evaluate teachers based off a student's academic progress throughout the year, otherwise known as the value added category on state report cards.Arendt disagrees with the new category, noting that evaluations should be used to improve teacher performance and not as a punitive system. She said that evaluations need to be part of a comprehensive overview of what a district offers as resources to teachers, how teachers use it and what remedies "4-chlorodehydromethyltestosterone Ireland" and interventions are available."Furthermore, when looking at academic progress of students, I believe factors such as the attendance rate of the student, household demographics, and subject difficulty should be weighted into this," she said.