Pin It
.
Favorites

McDermott tries for school board 

Matthew McDermott is one of five candidates running for Rochester school board in the November 3 general election. He's running on the Working Families line.

School board races are not head-to-head; the top vote-getters win the seats. So McDermott will be competing against incumbents Malik Evans, Mary Adams, Willa Powell, and newcomer Liz Hallmark. All four won the Democratic primary in September.

City endorses Evans, Adams, Powell, and Hallmark. McDermott lacks depth on the issues.

McDermott is a small-business owner and a newcomer to city politics. He says he wants to help city parents become better informed about the district's schools and the programs they offer.

McDermott says that the district's school choice program, which he says is too complicated. A return to neighborhood schools would encourage families to stay in the city, he says.

Tags:

Comments


Comments are closed.

More by Tim Louis Macaluso

Browse Listings

Submit an event

Sesame Street Live @ Blue Cross Arena

Stay in Your Own Back Yard: A Long Table Discussion @ Wilson Formal Lounge

Stay in Your Own Back Yard: A Long Table Discussion @ Wilson Formal Lounge

Part of the series At the Crossroads: Activating the Intersection of Art...

Introduction to A Minimalist Lifestyle @ 540WMain

Amy Cavalier of Rochester Minimalists will teach the basic tenants of the...

View all of today's events »

This Week's Issue

Cover Story:
Building a better Rochester
read more ...

Tweets @RocCityNews

© 2019 City Newspaper.

Website powered by Foundation.