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Meet the candidates vying for 3 spots on the Detroit school board

A laptop computer is tethered to a projector in a math class at Southeastern High School in Detroit, MI.

Fourteen Detroit residents are running for three, four-year terms on the board for the Detroit Public Schools Community District.

Anthony Lanzilote for Chalkbeat

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will elect three people who will take seats on the Detroit school board during a critical period in the district’s turnaround efforts. Fourteen people are running for the three, four-year terms. The candidates include three incumbents, several former school board members, community activists and retired educators.

Read below to learn more about the candidates and their views on some key issues.

Photo credits: Zsa Zsa Hubbard by AJ Photography, Sonya Mays by Montez Miller, Ida Short by Rogers William Foster, and Misha Stallworth by Kelsey Hubbell. All other photos are courtesy the candidates.

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