Douglas County Champion for Kids Survey Response

Waiting lists for our Charter Schools are too long and effectively diminish the opportunities and choice for those students and parents denied admission.  Additional Charter school construction/expansion is desirable in areas where we are seeing an increase in school age population growth. Teacher/student ratios are still not optimal at all schools.  We should work on funding additional teacher positions at the schools where the student census requires additional teachers for … continue…

Why Jim Geddes is the man for the job.

1)     Why are you seeking this position? Providing a high quality education for our children is one of our most important societal responsibilities. After spending 30 years as a student myself, and observing my own children’s education experience — and simultaneously watching our nation’s young people fall further behind the children of other developed countries, I chose to become more directly involved in the efforts to improve our education systems. … continue…