Mayoral Candidates Respond To Equity Questionnaire Ahead Of Election

Friday, February 26, 2021

The 2021 mayoral candidates responded to a questionnaire on educational equity, published by Chattanooga 2.0. Their responses have been released Friday, in advance of the Tuesday election day and can be found on the Chattanooga 2.0 website at https://chatt2.org/equity-mayoral/.

Chattanooga 2.0 defines educational equity as: intentional supports, resources, and policies designed to meet the individual needs of each learner and eliminate disparities in outcomes, ultimately ensuring that all students have the opportunity to unlock their full potential.

“This questionnaire is a continuation of our intention to engage public leaders in a conversation around educational equity and equip the community with the information they need to make informed decisions,” said Chattanooga 2.0 Executive Director Molly Blankenship. “Together, we can ensure that every child in Chattanooga-Hamilton County, no matter their ability, zip code, background, or skin color has a true opportunity at success.”

View Ms. Blankenship’s full statement on educational equity and responses from five of the 13 2021 candidates for mayor on Chattanooga 2.0’s website https://chatt2.org/equity-mayoral/.


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