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Vote April 3: North Kansas City School Board Candidates

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

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in ten local districts, and election day will be Tuesday, April 3. In the North Kansas City School District, five candidates are running for three seats:

Aleasie “Lisa” Branch

Jeffrey “Chip” Luerding

  • Has responded to KC Education Enterprise survey: https://kceducationenterprise.org/2012/02/26/north-kansas-city-school-board-candidate-jeff-chip-luerding/
  • Has not completed the Kansas City Star’s Midwest Democracy Project survey
  • No campaign website
  • No Facebook campaign page

Melissa Roberts (Incumbent)

Jay Wilson

Dixie Youngers (Incumbent)

Kansas City Star recommendations: http://tinyurl.com/7kvrpm6 and http://tinyurl.com/cjmjrlz

Missouri NEA recommendations: http://www.mnea.org/Missouri/Recommendations.aspx

If any readers have additional information about these candidates, please comment below or contact KC Education Enterprise editor JoLynne Walz Martinez, [email protected]


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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.


2 thoughts on “Vote April 3: North Kansas City School Board Candidates

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    • Thanks for the kind words. Yes, if you click on “Subscribe” on the top of the KC Education Enterprise home page, you will receive stories when they are posted.

      Posted by jwmartinez | April 19, 2012, 2:28 am
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