They have endorsed their own four candidates - what do they want in return?
The Teachers' Union (Chaska Education Association) negotiates the teachers' contract ($46 million). The teachers' union endorses school board candidates. The school board votes on the teachers' contract. Conflict of interest?
We've lost 418 students from the 2018-2019 school year to this one. Less than 2/3 of the school-age children living in our school district attend our public schools. From 1/3 to 1/2 of our students test below grade-level in reading, math, and/or science. This is a decades-old trend.
It's time for positive change!