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North Kansas City PTA Council to Sponsor School Board Candidate Forum Thursday Evening

Art Credit: KC Education Enterprise | Illustration Credit: 123rf stock image | Logo Credit: North Kansas City Schools

The North Kansas City School District’s PTA Council will host a School Board Candidate Forum Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m.

Those attending the event will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the campaigns of five candidates who have filed for three positions on the Board of Education.

Vying for the three positions are incumbents Melissa Roberts and Dixie Youngers as well as Aleasie “Lisa” Branch, Jeffrey “Chip” Luerding and Jay Wilson.

The KC Education Enterprise has asked all five to answer 10 questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. With a little less than two weeks until the election, so far all but Branch have responded.

No one has completed the Kansas City Star‘s survey on its Midwest Democracy Project site.

Voters will decide among these candidates in the election on Tuesday, April 3.

The PTA candidate forum will take place in the Media Center of Northview Elementary School; 9201 N. Indiana Ave.; Kansas City, MO 64156.

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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.

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