DC’s State Board of Education issues discussed by four ward-level candidates endorsed by the Washington Teachers Union.
Ben Williams, Ward 1: Currently a teacher at Capital City public charter school, Williams is hoping to advance better teacher retention and equity in DC’s publicly funded schools.
Michael Sriqui, Ward 3: ANC commissioner and DCPS parent, Sriqui has long ties (9th generation!) to DC.
Robert Henderson, Ward 5: A charter school parent, Henderson was instrumental in re-establishing the education council of Ward 5, the Ward 5 Education Equity Committee.
Joshua Wiley, Ward 6: Currently an assistant principal at DCPS’s Whittier Elementary, Wiley taught middle school math at both charters and public schools.
Image: Ballot envelope (official election mail) with added text: State Board of Education, Vote by November 8