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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Joan Laursen

Candidate for
Board Member; Pleasanton Unified School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Pleasanton Unified School District, Governing Board Member
  • BS degree in Business Administration/Finance
  • Worked 12 years in Banking Industry as Cash Manager, Financial Analyst, and as Industry Regulator
  • Decades of Service to Schools
  • 20 year Pleasanton resident
  • Board Member, Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE)
  • Lives in Birdland with husband of 31 years, son in graduate school, daughter a high school senior
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Maintain Fiscal Health-Balanced Budget with Sufficient Reserves, Fiscal Oversight and Accountability, Broad Community Involvement in Planning Process
  • Ensure Excellent Education for all Students - Balance Rigorous Academics, Critical Thinking & Problem-solving, and Quality Arts & Music Experiences
  • Advocate for Early Intervention, Smaller Class Sizes, At-Risk Support, and Continued Improvement in Student Achievement
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Key Endorsements
  • Assemblymember Joan Buchanan, Chair of the Assembly Education Committee
  • Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Pentin
  • Pleasanton Teacher of the Year Lisa Highfill
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