In polls, education often tops the list of important issues for parents and voters, but school board elections are infamously low-turnout events. If education is so important, how can there be so little interest in electing the local leaders of public education? We’ll ask Shennell McCloud, the Executive Director for Project Ready. Her organization focuses on improving voting turn out and building community power in Newark, NJ.
Watch the full conversation above and drop a comment on how you think we can increase participation when it comes to the important task of electing local education leaders.