While some schools have internal ways of promoting candidates among parents, Bell Elementary is distributing candidate flyers though weekly send-home packets for instance, school community members generally have no way of learning about Local School Council candidates. So you can make an informed choice this week, dozens of candidates for Local School Council have posted profiles and answered questions about their plans once elected on Center Square Journal’s LSC candidate listings.
Every community resident is eligible to vote for neighborhood school LSCs. Elementary school elections are this Wednesday, April 18 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and high school elections are on Thursday, April 19 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Everyone in the city can vote for selective enrollment high schools like Lane Tech on Thursday. Find a map of neighborhood school voting areas here.
Here are LSC candidate profiles by school: