Early voting has started for the September 12 election. Voters will be electing school board members and deciding bond issues. […]
If you follow voting numbers, you’ll see that people come out in the largest numbers for presidential elections.
The next largest group of voters come out every couple years for state elections, and the smallest group of voters come out for local elections.
If you follow progress of any community, you’ll find that the higher the percentage of eligible voters traveling to the polls to assert their opinion, the more reflective the elected leaders are of the community they serve. […]
Fun is not a word usually associated with discussions of education policy or increasing voter turnout, but Rachel Korach Howell and Kelly Garrett wanted to change that. Community Rocks! Rally for the School Board Vote is the result. […]
Ed. Note: We have received a couple of comments about this article, specifically the inclusion of personal comments about candidate Brianna Wills made by former ICCSD School Board Vice President Tuyet Baruah. We appreciate the feedback, but stand by the article as written. Baruah’s status as a public figure who served six years on the […]
Tonight at 6 p.m., school board candidates for the Iowa City Community School District will gather at the Iowa City Public Library’s Meeting Room A to express their views on preselected subjects concerning special education in local schools. One of the primary organizers of the forum, Dina Bishara, said that each candidate was given three […]