Where do your candidates
stand on the issues?

These are the questions we asked.
Click on a candidate in the left column to see how they answered.

Q: This year, the Columbia Public School District did not operate the salary schedule, which pays teachers in accordance with their years in the district and their education. Do you consider operating the salary schedule a top priority?

Q: The district has a $3.2 million deficit. How would you address the budget challenges?

Q: A plan to ask voters for two more $60 million bond issues to fund the new high school and other facilities appears to be defunct. The current board has been asked to consider putting a single $120 million bond issue before voters in 2010. Do you favor this?

Q: How would you improve communication with the board?



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