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Guilford County School Board (District 6)

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  • Wes Cashwell
    (Rep)

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    Khem Denise Irby
    (Dem)

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What are your top 2 or 3 priorities for action on the Board of Education? (40 words maximum)

What policies, if any, are needed to ensure equal access to learning for undocumented students and other students who face possible discrimination from students, school personnel, or others? (30 words maximum)

Explain your position on allowing trained teachers to be armed in classrooms. (briefly respond in 15 words maximum)

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Experience (35 words max) After-school teacher, Secretary for the NCAE Educational Support Council, President of the Board of Parents Across America, a national non-profit grassroots organization that connects public school parents across the country, advocate, mother, former NYC School Board Member
3 favorite endorsements for this election Diane Ravitch - Network for Public Action Fund, Replacements, Ltd.
(1) Capital plan tour of the oldest school buildings in Guilford County

(2) Create a special In-School Suspension Taskforce to evaluate the effectiveness of ISS

(3) Develop a robust GCS policy that empowers parents as decision-makers
Policy must focus on advocating for each child to be recognized, served & protected as a special & precious individual. Undocumented students and their parents should be given permanent resident status with pathway to citizenship.
Our teachers are educators & should not be given the responsibility of securing and using a firearm.