October 19, 2021
General News

Letter: Politics have no place on our school board

I am writing to support Kelly Alter, Lelia Conlin, Juan Pena, Dan Reynolds and Michelle Stecher for Eagle County School District Board of Education this fall.

Perhaps one of the most important races in this off-year election is for our school board. There are several candidates running seemingly on a platform against mask-wearing and in favor of going back to the basic three Rs of education, reading, writing and arithmetic.

The five candidates I support for school board are diverse, well-versed in education, have students in our schools (some public, some private), have served on PTAs and volunteered in schools, some have already spent years serving on the school board, and they are registered as Democrats, Republicans and independents — this is a bipartisan group that will focus on students and education and know that politics have no place on a school…

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