Blue Valley school board candidates on the issues: Student achievement

Blue Valley is one of the highest performing public school districts in Kansas. Candidates vying for school board discuss their views on how the district can keep up that record of success while also potentially gaps in achievement. Above, a high school senior walks across the stage at 2020 graduation ceremony in Blue Valley. Image via Blue Valley School District Twitter account.

In August, we asked our readers about the issues you wanted to hear the candidates running for Blue Valley school board address. Based on your feedback, we developed a five-item questionnaire touching on the most important issues to patrons of the district.

Each day this week, we will publish the candidates’ responses to one of five questions. Today, we are publishing candidates’ responses to the following question:

The high performance of Blue Valley schools has in many ways been the catalyst for the growth of southern Johnson County for more than two decades. As the district continues to grow, how can the board ensure Blue Valley schools continue to produce excellent results?