The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

xSchools

April 14, 2010

ACS board candidates forum Thursday

ANDERSON, Ind. — Voters in the Anderson Community Schools district will have an opportunity to question candidates for four open school board seats that will be decided in the May 4 primary election.

Thursday night’s forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Anderson and The Herald Bulletin will feature questions submitted by readers on the newspaper’s Web site as well as questions submitted by those in attendance.

“One of the main goals of The League of Women Voters of Anderson is educating about issues and candidates,” LWV Anderson Vice President Joyce Moore said. “Forums offer us a great venue for doing this.”

Moore said that with four of seven seats open, and three incumbents choosing not to run, the forum could give voters a sense of where candidates see the local public schools going.

“I think particularly now, everyone’s concerned about the direction of Anderson Community Schools,” she said.

“We always get a lot of good information out of these,” said LWV Anderson Secretary Mary Graves. “It brings out people’s personalities.”

 The event is not a debate, but the rules will allow each candidate one minute to speak to each question posed. Graves said every candidate received an invitation, confirmed by certified mail.

The candidates are:

  • At large: Greg Dupree II, Ben Gale, Frederick Spinks III and Tiffany Yapp.
  • Central District: Jean Laughlin Chaille.
  • East District: Kristie Binda, Scott Green and Jon David Leon Lewis.
  • South District: Tobi Jones (incumbent) and Tyrone Vertner.

Contact Dave Stafford: 648-4250, dave.stafford@heraldbulletin.com

 

1
Text Only
xSchools
Featured Ads
More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
AP Video
Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate
Helium
Front page
Poll

How important do you consider preschool for children?

Vital
Important but not critical
Not necessary
     View Results