Speak up: What Questions Do You Have For Candidates?

Pose important questions for the candidates for Campbell Union School District Board of Trustee, Campbell Union High School District Board of Trustee or Moreland School Board Trustee.

With Election Day less than two months away—and sooner for you early voters—it's becoming increasingly important to know more about these candidates and their plans.

Although the , there are choices to be made be winners and losers in the three school district races, Campbell Union School District Board of Trustee, Campbell Union High School Board of Trustee and Moreland School Board Trustee.

In order to make your decision at the polls just a little easier, we'll be reaching out to all candidates to have them answer your questions. So ask away!

Post questions in the comments and tell us what race (school board, city council or state Assembly) it's directed to. Make sure all candidates in a race can answer the questions. After we've racked up enough questions, we will relay them to the candidates in an interview.

Janine Payton September 14, 2012 at 08:19 PM
I would like to know why the Campbell Union High School District is so against supporting students doing foreign exchanges
cynthia October 03, 2012 at 01:47 PM
I would like to know why the school district is so against PTA and they support only the Home School Association
cynthia October 03, 2012 at 02:03 PM
I would also like to know why they ignore the actual wording of the recent truancy law enacted in 2010. Literally they claim that all reasons for absence or tardies other than illness of the specific child are labeled as unexcused and truant. I was "allowed only as a courtesy" a tire blow out on the way to school which made it impossible to get my child to school on time. I had to provide proof of the tire service, and I when I objected I was told I should move my child to a school closer to home so my son could walk to school. He was 5 years old at the time. Campbell school district is interpreting the law is being far beyond its actual written intention in order to exact the most punitive stance possible toward Campbell parents. Their policy is discriminatory toward children and parents with very legitimate reasons for absense such as illness of parent, illness other siblings, too many chronic illnesses by the child, children with special needs, and Single parents. Almost all absenses are being arbitrarily labeled as unexcused and after 3 the parents are threatened with hearings and fines of up to $2000 and 1 year in jail. When I asked the superintendent why the board chose to be so punitive toward Campbell parents I was told basically because they can. Vote out the entire board for their descriminatory and punitive practices.
Rick Costanzo October 04, 2012 at 02:04 AM
What district are you talking about?
Rick Costanzo October 04, 2012 at 02:05 AM
Again, what district are you talking about?
Mayra Flores de Marcotte October 10, 2012 at 10:54 PM
Hi Cynthia! Thanks for leaving your comments/questions/concerns but in order to get answers for your questions, can you specify what school district you are referring to? We have: Campbell Union School District (elementary and middle), Moreland School District (elementary and middle) and Campbell Union High School District. There are three candidates in each race. Thanks again for your input!


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