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School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 9/22/2020 at 11:01am

From left to right; Alice Wellborn, Ron Kiviniemi, Kimsey Jackson and Tawny McCoy.

From increasing teacher supplements to providing more behavioral and mental health services for students, the four candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Education agreed on a variety of topics during the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce's online candidate forum last Thursday evening.

All four candidates – Republicans Tawny McCoy and Richard Kimsey Jackson and Democrats Ron Kiviniemi and Alice Wellborn – agreed that higher local supplements are needed to recruit and retain good teachers.

"The biggest thing that teachers need is a bigger teacher supplement so that th...

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