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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Gary D. Yee

Candidate for
School Director; Oakland Unified School District; District 4

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Parent, Teacher, Educator
  • Chair, Education Dept, Holy Names College
  • Frmr Dir. Oakland Education Cabinet
  • Frmr Principal, Hillcrest School
  • Frmr Director, Safe Passages
  • Frmr Teacher, Cleveland School
  • Frmr Captain, USAF
Top Priorities if Elected
  • to hire and keep qualified, caring and committed teachers for every classroom.
  • to develop and maintain effective and supported site leadership.
  • to provide the community with multiple public accountability measures
Key Endorsements
  • Assembly member Wilma Chan, 16th District and Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • Oakland Education Association and the United Administrators of Oakland
  • City Council members Nancy Nadel, Henry Chang, jr., and Ignacio De La Fuent
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Position Papers
Recruiting and Keeping Teachers
Oakland needs to develop ways to hire and keep teachers who care about teaching, especially in the lowest performing schools
Effective and Supported Site Leadership
Principals and teacher leaders are critical to the success of any school, and they need the support of a responsive central office.
Publilc Accountability
Residents and parents need to know how well their school district is functioning, and this requires accessible and accurate data.
Campaign Contact Information

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