Fairfield School District Board of Education Special Election Candidate Forum

Four candidates vying for position vacated by Representative Phil Miller

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The Fairfield Community School District, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce invite district residents to attend the Fairfield Community School District Board of Education special election candidate forum. Four candidates are vying for the seat vacated by the resignation of Dr. Phil Miller who was recently elected to the Iowa House of Representatives.

The candidates vying for the four-year term position on the Board are:
Jennifer Anderson
Ryan Kurka
Michael Lane
Ben Picard.


The question and answer style format will consist of four questions with the candidates being allotted three minutes for each question to introduce themselves and outline their goals and ideas for the future of the Fairfield Community School District. The forum is expected to last one hour.

The forum, which is expected to last approximately one hour, will be moderated by Andy Hallman, editor of the Fairfield Daily Ledger.

The Fairfield Community School District Board of Education has the responsibility of setting policy and goals for the school district. These actions provide a general direction for staff and support the district's mission of creating tomorrow's dreamers, thinkers, and leaders. This governance enables Board members to focus on larger issues which include narrowing the achievement gap, raising graduation rate and increasing the percentage of students who are college and career ready.

Fairfield Community School District is the 57th largest district in student enrollment out of the 333 Iowa public school districts. Geographically, the district is the 15th largest district according to size.



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