The Nov. 2 Election and Arts Education

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What do the candidates running for Houston Independent School District’s Board of Education think about the role of arts education?

Arts Connect Houston, whose mission is to ensure that students have access to equitable arts education, invited each candidate to share their views in order to help inform voters.

Below are the unedited responses, shared with permission by Arts Connect Houston:

A total of nine trustees, who serve staggered four-year terms, make up the School Board – the official policy-making body of HISD.

On Nov. 2, five trustee seats are up for election from Districts I, V, VI, VII and IX.

*More on HISD’s School Board election and candidates here.
*More on Election Day voting, polling locations and ballots here.