School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 9/22/2020 at 11:01am
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...