CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board will soon have new faces on the board deciding the education of more than 148,000 students.
Six school board district seats are up for grabs in the November 7th election. Three board members are not seeking re-election. 19 candidates are vying for the six seats.
WBTV is on your side helping you decide which is the right candidate for the job. We asked each school board candidate the same five questions.
- Why are you the better candidate?
- What is your platform?
- Besides effective teachers and parental involvement, what else needs to happen to ensure academic achievement for all students no matter the zip code.
- Name an issue in your district and tell me how you plan to solve it.
- If elected, what can your constituents expect from you?
The unedited version of each candidate's response can be viewed here.
Election Day is November 7th. Count on WBTV for your election coverage.