Candidate in the 2014 Louis Riel - 2 School Ward race.
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Why did you decide to run in the 2014 School Board Election?
My reasons to run this year are the same as in previous years. I believe that when 50% of the students either do not graduate or are unprepared for a post secondary education, we have failed our children. What other profession or business could exist if 50% of the time they did not deliver a positive result? Charter schools in the U.S. have proven that children, even the poorest of the poor from the most disadvantaged situations, can graduate, when the system is geared for success.
What experience will you bring to compliment your role as School Trustee?
I have 2 kids in the Louis Riel School Division and see first hand where there can and should be improvements.
What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as School Trustee, and why are these issues important to you?
When 50% of the students either do not graduate or are unprepared for a post secondary education...THERE IS NOT ONE POLICY OR PERSON that would not benefit from a critical review. The ultimate goal should be to graduate all students with fundamental skills in Math, Reading, and Science. The Louis Riel School Division has in the present mission statement, the stated goal to "develop responsible GLOBAL citizen". What is wrong with Canadian citizens? When and why did we start passing students to the next grade, when they have not developed the skills to complete the current grade? These issues are important to me because I believe that every student deserves our best efforts from parents, teachers and administration.
What is one thing in particular that you appreciate about the school ward or school division you wish to represent?
The Lois Riel School Division has helped my kids learn a second language.
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News that Mentions Chris Wilson
Sunday, 26 October 2014
I went back to the 2010 school board elections and, aside from Freedman, found only four unsuccessful candidates who tried again this time around -- Chris Wilson, Robert Page, Roland Headley and Dennis Ruggles. None made it in this election, either.
Friday, 24 October 2014
I went back to the 2010 school board elections, and besides Freedman, found only four unsuccessful candidates who tried again this time, Chris Wilson, Robert Page, Roland Headley, and Dennis Ruggles. None made it. I think Rockford McKay was the only ...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
St. Vital Glenn Churchill Steven Hennessey Brian Mayes. □ Louis Riel School Division Ward 1 (2 to be elected) Louise Johnston Tanjit Nagra Cindy Turner. □ Louis Riel School Division Ward 2 (2 to be elected) Colleen Mayer Chris Sigurdson Chris Wilson.
Thursday, 28 October 2010
They'll need a few weeks just to remember each others' names around the school board table in St. James-Assiniboia School Division -- only three incumbent trustees are coming back. Two incumbents lost their seats Wednesday and four retired. It's one of ...
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