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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Los Angeles County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
 Smart Voter Deborah "Debbie" Rutkowski-Hines

Candidate for
Governing Board Member; Westside Union Elementary School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • M.A. Curriculum and Instruction
  • Past President Pi Lambda Theta Educational Honors Society (Pasadena)
  • Former Mentor Teacher
  • Grade Level Standards Chair in Science, Language Arts & Math
  • Current V.P. Muroc Education Association
  • Current V.P. Rancho Vista Homeowners Assoc.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Budget cuts need to be as far away from the child as possible!
  • Credentialed instructors need to be reinstated in all teaching positions!
  • Critical programs cut by the current board need to be reinstated!
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Key Endorsements
  • Westside Union Teachers Association (WUTA)
  • Antelope Valley Education Coalition
  • Palmdale Mayor Pro Tem Mike Dispenza
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Position Papers
School Budget Development
A "bottom up" approach needs to be the way we address a school budget. The first consideration in funding allotment should be providing adequate finances to fully implement all board adopted curriculum. The second consideration should be providing fully trained personnel.
Westside's Budget Woes
The State of California is in crisis. School districts are slashing programs and services for students. Some districts are eliminating class size reduction. Fiscal responsibility is imperative, but how the necessary cuts are made will make the difference between a quality educational program and a mediocre one. Which do you want for your child?
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