Candidates in this election and votes received: Marvin Lee Harris (95.9%) Washington Building First Floor I was re-elected in 2016 to serve another four years. We need a low percentage rate. On top of thorny questions over when and how to return students and teachers safely to classrooms, Arlington is also facing calls to remove police officers from school buildings, as well as allegations that the system has failed to adequately recognize and address the myriad legacies of systemic racism that are shaping students’ experiences in classrooms and hallways. The enrollment data is offset from each election year Ballotpedia covers. Advertisement . Everything must meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Biden Cabinet. I would like to see Arlington County do a better job of enforcement — of requiring masking and social distancing, especially in bars and restaurants. Georgia results. City School Board. Virginia Department of Elections - Privacy Policy Priddy has two children enrolled in the Arlington school system: an eighth-grader and a fifth-grader. ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. — During the 2020 General Election, Arlington County residents will have the chance to decide on members of the Board of Education for the county's school system. After stints serving on parent-teacher associations, the superintendent’s Committee for Equity and Excellence and the Arlington Special Education Advisory Committee, she has grown frustrated with the treatment of special-education students, as well as of Black and Brown children. Our families are already dealing with so much stress and tension that we do not need to be doing a massive upheaval of elementary school boundaries in the middle of that. It was great to see the superintendent’s plan include outreach for the community, a concrete way to address social and emotional needs and a plan to get devices to all kids. 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I think resources are better spent on having more mental health providers in our schools. Mark Warner retained his Senate seat, w 56% of the vote. The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia was held on November 3, 2020, to elect the 11 U.S. A remote Hawaiian outpost and former... Read Biden’s executive order on safely reopening schools. I think that it’s premature to plow through with that now, given the state of flux that we’re experiencing with our students — we have probably close to 1,200 students that left the district since June alone, probably for private schools or home schooling. Five of the 11 seats on the Virginia Beach School Board are up for election this year. About the author. But the school board required applicants to not run for the seat in May. What would you need to see before schools fully reopen? I don’t think they have met the criteria of what we want a discipline force to be, and there are many other options available across the education field — things like deans, hall monitors with more clear powers — people who are embedded in the school community, trained by the school system, who have a better understanding of what the culture of the school community is supposed to be and who are not wearing a badge and causing undue stress for our students of color. The School Board right now has a very accelerated timeline for redrawing boundaries for certain schools in North Arlington, and they want to have a decision made by Dec. 3. Diaz-Torres, 29, is a manager of product design and delivery at Education First Consulting. Disclosure Forms, Primary Filing Info (State / Since 2016, Hampton City Schools has seen an accreditation turnaround. Visit our election security page. Virginia results for the 2020 presidential election, Senate and House races, and key ballot measures. Toll Free (800) 552-9745 Voter Rights & ISD 706 Campaign Financial Reports. Students with disabilities [and] Black and Brown students often have a more negative experience with SROs, resulting in higher referrals to law enforcement, more criminal charges, more interactions that are negative. After teaching in Virginia Beach for 36 years, I retired in 2012 and was elected to the School Board. Megan Feeney. We know there are many incidents in school that require a counselor or mental health professional instead of a police officer. She said she is running “for change, not for a position,” because she has long been concerned by inequity in the Arlington school system. Responsibilities, Campaign Finance 2020 Election Information. By. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS Richmond, Virginia 23219-3642 . Campaign Financial Reports. It’s a very trying time. Special elections. Priddy, 46, is a stay-at-home dad who describes himself as a “community activist.” He used to work for an elevator company and says his business experience would give him an advantage during financial planning discussions. November 3, 2020 Sample Ballots. . We need to make sure kids are getting a quality education, no matter the delivery plan, and make sure that we are addressing students’ social and emotional needs. . County School Board. Electoral College convenes in Virginia; 13 electors cast ballots for president, vice presi... Dec. 9. Commonwealth of Virginia 1100 Bank Street, 1. st. He is running for a board seat, he said, because “I do have a powerful voice, and I do know how to bring people together” to accomplish needed improvements at a pivotal moment in school history. The final U.S. county to get covid-19? What are the biggest chal­lenges facing Arlington Public Schools? Fax (804) 371-0194 Two seats are open this year on the Arlington School Board, a five-member body that helps oversee the Arlington Public Schools system of about 26,000 students in Northern Virginia. Students! With the reopening plan, we need to have confidence that the safety and health procedures in place are working. West Virginia school board elections, 2020. All Virginia incumbents retained their seats. Virginia Department of Elections > Election Results > 2020 November General > VIRGINIA BEACH CITY > Member School Board - At Large (VIRGINIA BEACH CITY) President Congress We need a contact tracing system, so we’re sure we can figure out where the outbreaks are. Transfer of Power. NEW for the 2020 General Election, all eligible active voters will automatically be sent an application to receive their ballot by mail. Education. . If we’re talking about all kids in all classrooms, then we need to have both family and staff confidence. Facebook. 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