On Thursday, September 17th, the Washington State Wire hosted a virtual debate between the general election candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction: Chris Reykdal and Maia Espinoza.
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Over 1000 viewers registered to watch the candidates debate a variety of topics related to Washington’s K–12 education system during this time of COVID-19, calls for racial equity, and economic contraction.
Some of the topics discussed by the candidates included:
- Managing risk in schools during COVID-19
- Sexual education and Referendum 90
- Educational models and plans to re-open schools
- The candidates’ background and experience
- Education equity
- Spending per student and education budgeting
- Workforce preparation
- Broadband access
- Re-imagining education in Washington State
In case you missed it, you can watch the entire debate here.
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