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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Board Member; Cincinnati City School District Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $125 per meeting

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Eve Bolton Click here for more information about this candidate 42,910 votes 32.46%

  • Occupation: Cincinnati School Board
  • Political Science Degree from the College of Wooster
  • Veteran Wyoming Teacher
  • President Wyoming Education Association
  • Mt. Healthy City Council Member
  • Hamilton County Recorder
  • Currently Cincinnati School Board
  • Increased performance accountability
  • Prudent fiscal management
  • Keep Cincinnati Ohio's leader in education reform
A. Chris Nelms, Jr Click here for more information about this candidate 36,381 votes 27.52%
  • Occupation: Prevention Educator, Childrens Hospital
  • Doctorate & Masters in Education Xavier University, Adjunct Instructor: Cincinnati State, UC, Chatfield College
  • Cincinnati Public School Graduate-Taft High School, Veteran US Navy
  • Licensed Social Worker, Drug Counselor, Ordained Minister, Chaplain
  • Former Teacher, Coach, Prevention Specialist in CPS over 25 years
  • Served as Board of Education: Vice President, Policy Chair, Student Activities Foundation, Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Cincinnati Recreation Commi
  • Community Advocate for parents, students
  • Academic Achievement for All Students
  • Increased Graduation for All Students
  • Strong Fiscal Management and Accountability
Alexander Poccia Kuhns Click here for more information about this candidate 29,082 votes 22.00%
  • Occupation: Instructor at Cincinnati State College
  • Treasurer, Northside Community Council
  • Chair, Local School Decision Making Committee -Chase Elementary
  • Chair, Education Committee - Northside Community Council
  • B.S. in Secondary Social Studies Education
  • A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education
  • Graduate Student in Mental Health Counseling and Human Development
  • Strengthen School-Family-Community partnerships
  • Advocate for Neighborhood Schools
  • Prepare every student for a Postsecondary Career Path
Mary Welsh Schlueter Click here for more information about this candidate 23,833 votes 18.03%
  • Occupation: Chief Executive, Partnership for Innovation in Education PIE
  • University Faculty, UC Lindner School of Business
  • Current Parent (4 kids), Cincinnati Public Schools
  • Leadership Cincinnati, Cincinnati USA Chamber of Commerce
  • Elected Public Official: Trustee, Geneva - Illinois
  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement USA
  • Board of Directors, Harvard Business School Alumni Association
  • Fully establish Core Curriculum Standards and provide necessary technology to test student achievement and teacher performance.
  • Encourage innovative "district of choice" school designations for students, and introduce flexibility into curriculum, personnel and school schedule.
  • Heighten budget transparency and implement "best practice" efficiencies before new revenue measures (levies) are requested from voters.

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