70.8 F
Tysons
Monday, August 15, 2022

School Board caucus

Editor’s Notebook: Could a day of reckoning for school leaders be coming?

A recent missive by Arlington School Board candidate Mary Kadera leads one to wonder if, at least from her perspective, we have a wide-open Democratic School Board caucus in the making. Kadera yesterday sent out a note to supporters, which...

School Board aspirants seek more transparency on achievement gaps

Taking a page from the musical playbook of the Fifth Dimension – one needs to be of a certain age to get that reference – the two candidates for the Democratic endorsement for School Board say there’s one tangible...

School Board contender: E-mails will show nothing untoward

Arlington School Board candidate Mary Kadera said a political opposition-research effort is unlikely to turn up any dirt on her. In a note to supporters, Kadera (one of two candidates in the upcoming Democratic caucus) noted that a local resident...

School Board contender: E-mails will show nothing untoward

Arlington School Board candidate Mary Kadera said a political opposition-research effort is unlikely to turn up any dirt on her. In a note to supporters, Kadera (one of two candidates in the upcoming Democratic caucus) noted that a local resident...

Are candidates trying to play the angles on school-reopening?

The two Democratic aspirants for School Board appear to be trying to thread a needle – appealing on the one hand to parents who want their children back in class five days a week, and on the other to...

Editor’s Notebook … Candidates need to kick it up a notch

For the first time in 13 months (!), I attended a gathering of Arlington Senior Democrats yesterday. (It had been so long that, last time I was at one, you could actually meet in person. At a restaurant. Busboys &...

Democrats set date for School Board debate

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has set the date for a debate between the two candidates vying for the party’s School Board endorsement. Miranda Turner and Mary Kadera will face off in an online forum on Thursday, April 29 at...

Editor’s Notebook: How about two for the price of one?

The more one hears from the two Democratic candidates for Arlington School Board, the more one wishes that there were two vacancies to fill this year. In very different ways, both Miranda Turner and Mary Kadera are putting forward more...

Letter: Turner will hold school system accountable

Editor: While I’ve been involved with Democratic politics in Arlington, I’ve seen first-hand how incredibly important strong academics and access to equitable education can be for students. Why do I support Miranda Turner for School Board? She believes students’ experiences,...

Arlington Democrats offering caucus voting in person, online

The Arlington County Democratic Committee will offer both online and in-person voting options for its May School Board caucus – but the emphasis will decidedly be on digital. “We encourage voting at home, given the ongoing pandemic,” party chair Jill...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Golf teams see plenty of tournament action

Of the local high-school golf teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, the McLean Highlanders have enjoyed the most...
- Advertisement -spot_img