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ÂŤCTR FOR EDUCATION RFM

ID:8

OCT 12'94

13:32 No.002 P. 01

Name Position Candidate

Current

Elected

Appointed

What three goals do you hope to accomplish during your tenure in office, and how will you go about achieving them? Why are these the most important goals to achieve?

What priority would you give the following in a decision-making process regarding school policy: curriculum, standardized test scores, facilities, personnel, accountability, sports?

What is the most neglected aspect of school board involvement in education? j •

Do you believe that the community's resources (tax dollars) are currently being used as efficiently as possible for our schools, or do you see room for improvement? What changes v^ould you make?

Do you believe the education system can be reformed within current budgets, or do you feel more money is necessary before improvements can be made? Please elaborate.


CTR FDR EDUCATION RFM

ID : 8

OCT 12' 94

13 =33 No.002 P

What, role do parents play in the education process? How much control do you believe parents should have over which programs or school their child is enrolled in?

What is your position on charter schools and other autonomous public schools? Do you feel they are a viable option for improving achievement and accountability?

What is your position on contracting out services provided in schools under your authority? What is your position on contracting with private organizations to run a school or school district?

How do you plan to achievc and maintain accountability in our schools, from administration to principals to teachers.

What role should standardized testing play in evaluating our education system? What provisions would you make for assessing achievement at the state, district, school and student levels? When do you think comparisons of achievement across these various levels are appropriate?

What is your position on national assessment procedures? Do you think it is appropriate for the achievement of our school children to be compared to that of students in other countries?


CTR'FOR EDUCATION RFM

OCT 12*94

ID:8

13:33 No.002 P . 0 3

Would you describe your approach to learning as back-to-basics, co­ operative learning, outcome-based learning, or of another method? Please elaborate,

Do you believe in a competitive or non-competitive approach to learning?

If you could dictate one area where the Annenberg Grant for education reform could be used to improve the schools in our community, what would it be?

Please return this completed questionnaire to:

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This questionnaire was prepared as a free public service by The Center for Education Reform, Washington, DC. The Center grants permission to copy and distribute this questionnaire for non­ commercial use. Name Position Candidate

Current

Elected

Appointed -

What three goals do you hope to accomplish during your tenure in office, and how will you go about achieving them? Why are these the most important goals to achieve?


.CTR FOR EDUCATION RFM

ID: 8

OCT 12'94

13:34 N o . 0 0 2 P . 0 4

What priority would you give the following in a decision-making process regarding school policy: curriculum, standardized test scores, facilities, personnel, accountability, sports?

What is the most neglected aspect of school board involvement in education?

Do you believe that the community's resources (tax dollars) are currently being used as efficiently as possible for our schools, or do you see room for improvement? What changes would you make?

Do you believe the education system can be reformed within current budgets, or do you feel more money is necessary before improvements can be made? Please elaborate.

What role do parents play in the education process? How much control do you believe parents should have over which programs or school their child is enrolled in?


•CTR FOR EDUCATION RFM

ID:S

OCT 12 ' 94

13 =34 No.002 P. 05

What is your position on charter schools and other autonomous public schools? Do you feel they are a viable option for improving achievement and accountability?

What is your position on contracting out services provided in schools under your authority? What is your position on contracting with private organizations to run a school or-school district?

How do you plan to achieve and maintain accountability in our schools, from administration to principals to teachers,

What role should standardized testing play in evaluating our education system? What provisions would you make for assessing achievement at the state, district, school and student levels? When do you think comparisons of achievement across these various levels are appropriate?

What is your position on national assessment procedures? Do you think it is appropriate for the achievement of our school children to be compared to that of students in other countries?

Would you describe your approach to learning as back-to-basics, co­ operative learning, outcome-based learning, or -of another method? Please elaborate.

Do you believe in a competitive or non-competitive approach to learning?


.CTR FOR EDUCATION RFM

ID:8

OCT 1 2 ' 9 4

13=35 No, 002 P . Ot-

If you could dictate one area where the Annenberg Grant for education reform could be used to improve the schools in our community, what would it be?

Please return this completed questionnaire to:

This questionnaire was prepared as a free public service by The Center for Education Reform, Washington, DC. The Center grants permission to copy and distribute this questionnaire for non足 commercial use.

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