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Pender County Board of Education (District 2)

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  • Beth Burns
    (Rep)

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    Kenneth I. Lanier Jr.
    (Dem)

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

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 max)

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) I graduated from Burgaw High and received a B.S. Degree in Biology from East Carolina University. For 20 years, I have served on the Board of Education, presently as Chair. I have also served as Past President of the NC School Boards Association.
3 favorite endorsements for this election Judge Eton Tucker, Judge Gary Traywick, Ricky and Carolyn Biberstein
Top priorities in Pender County for the board of education are 1. Safety in our schools. 2. Proper funding. 3 Rapid growth 4.Hiring and retaining highly qualified educators and administrators.

By law all school age students in Pender County are allowed to enter public schools regardless of race, color, creed, or citizenship. Discrimination will not be tolerated.
I believe only special, highly trained, paid safety experts should be allowed to protect our schools