TV Tacoma School Board Candidate Forum

We would like to share the Tacoma School Board candidate forum created by a collaboration between TV Tacoma, Tacoma Community Council, and the League of Women Voters. Below the video we’ve listed the questions that were asked and marked the time to help navigate the video.  

  • Opening Statements (1:10)
  • What is your background in Public Education? (5:45)
  • What are the most important issues facing Tacoma Schools? (11:00)
  • Does Tacoma have the correct balance between administrative personnel and classroom personnel? (19:15)
  • Is online schooling increasing Tacoma’s graduation rate and do your support it? (24:30)
  • What are your thoughts on the school day and possible changes to the school year? (30:00)
  • How important are music and art education and extracurricular activities? (35:30)
  • Should our schools teach medically accurate sex education? (41:35)
  • What are your thoughts about the McCarver elementary housing program and should it be expanded to other schools? (46:00)
  • Closing Statements (51:30)