Board of Education (Nonpartisan)
What is this race?
In Kentucky, school board members work as a team to govern the activities of their school district by setting policy and providing resources to help every student learn. The focus of every decision or action of the board should reflect commitment to improving student achievement in the district.
Kentucky School Board Structure
In general, boards of education in Kentucky consist of five members.
Members are elected on a nonpartisan ballot in even-numbered years.
Members serve four-year terms - staggered so that the terms of not more than three members of a local board expire at the same time.
Independent school districts elect board members at large; county school districts elect board members from divisions.
Lexington Herald-Leader (10/15/2018): Shambra Mulder for Fayette County School Board
Lexington Herald-Leader (10/12/2018): Charter schools. Low student scores. Candidates crucial to Fayette school board’s next moves
Lexington Herald-Leader (9/22/2018): School board candidates say ‘No’ to charters, armed teachers and unequal Lexington schools
Lexington Herald-Leader (10/29/2017): Black students are punished twice as often as white students in Lexington schools
Stephanie Aschmann Spires
Lexington Herald-Leader (08/28/2018): ‘We have a clear vision.’ Meet the new chairwoman of Lexington’s school board.
Lexington Herald-Leader (02/09/2017): Stephanie Spires appointed to Fayette County Board of Education