Three issues have led to at least six of the candidates to seek election or re-election to the Creve Coeur School Board: the handling of administration and finances; the district’s overall test scores and state ranking; and the level of community involvement.
Residents will being casting their votes for 4 candidates on April 9th. Six of the candidates are running on a platform to create a school board that is more responsive to constituents, more inclusive of all parents in school activities and with a greater emphasis on improving school test scores. Those candidates are newcomers Wayne Brainard, Tammy Bowers and Dezseray Rudd, former board members Pam Greiner and Valerie Ragon, and incumbent Linda Bailey.
Current President Charles Thomas stated “All in all, I’m very proud of this district, and I’d like to see the same plan that has been in place for the last two years continue”.
Other candidates are Brenda Koegel, Shirley Carlson and Kimberly Harper.
Full Story in the Peoria Journal Star (source)