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Alameda County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Karen (Johnson) Hemphill

Candidate for
School Director; City of Berkeley

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Public Administrator/Parent
  • BSEP "Yes on Measure A" Steering Committee - current
  • Co-President, Berkeley High PTSA - 2005/06
  • Longfellow School Governance Committee: 2002-2004
  • Washington Elementary School Site Council: 1998-2004
  • Berkeley Schools Excellence (BSEP) Planning and Oversight Committee: 1996-98
  • Graduate of Brown Univesity and U.C. Berkeley
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Creation of a District-wide academic achievement plan to address the needs of all students - including struggling, average, and gifted students.
  • Institutionalizing an open/inclusive District that stresses 2-way communication with the community on District programs, finances, and other issues.
  • Deepening partnerships with other public agencies, non-profits, and others to maximize our resources to support our student's success.
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Key Endorsements
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • Alameda County Democratic Party
  • Berkeley Federation of Teachers
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Position Papers
Yes on Measure A
I urge everyone to vote YES on Measure A which is a continuation of the same amount of local funding that Berkeleyans already provide for our public schools.
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