The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for Anchorage School Board in the 2019 election to answer a series of issue questions. Many of the questions were based on suggestions from readers, including those on Nextdoor. Here are their responses, in some cases edited for length and clarity. We did the same thing with candidates for Anchorage Assembly.
THE CANDIDATES (Individual candidate answers to all the questions)
School Board Seat A:
School Board Seat B:
Ronald Stafford did not respond to the survey.
THE QUESTIONS (All candidates’ answers together)
The Anchorage School Board approved a three-year contract with the local teachers union in December 2018. If you were a member of the school board at that time, would you have voted in favor of that contract? Why or why not?