LWV League of Women Voters of California
Los Angeles County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Jose Escarce

Candidate for
Member of the Board of Education; Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Physician/Economist
  • Health Economist, RAND; Adjunct Professor of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health
  • Previously: Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Harvard University
  • M.D. and Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical Residency, Stanford University
  • SMMUSD District Advisory Committee for Fine Arts; Steering Committee, Community for Excellent Public Schools
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Strengthen leadership by hiring an outstanding Superintendent and improving the Board's relationships with teachers, parents, and the community
  • Foster academic achievement through consistent curriculum standards, teacher and staff development, and class size reduction at the secondary level
  • Promote accountability through a culture of openness and respect, ongoing assessment of programs, and a yearly report on academics and finances
Position Papers
Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Escarce answers questions about why he is running for the School Board, his qualifications, and the major challenges facing the District.
Candidate Statement
Dr. Escarce's candidate statement for the voter information booklets.
Key Endorsements
  • Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers' Association
  • Santa Monica-Malibu Classified Employees (S.E.I.U. Local 660)
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.smartvoter.org/vote/escarce
E-mail: escarce@earthlink.net

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