Two running for one seat on the Cambridge school board


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Originally Posted Online: April 05, 2013, 9:24 am
Last Updated: April 05, 2013, 9:33 am
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Dianne Jeffries and Thomas J. Wiley are are vying for one open seat on the Cambridge school board. Ms. Jeffries retured a candidate questionnaire to The Dispatch/Rock Island Argus. Mr. Wiley did not.


NAME: Dianne Jeffries
AGE:
ADDRESS: Cambridge
OCCUPATION:Human resources, John Deere Seeding & Cylinder
FAMILY: Husband Tadd, children, Seth, 23, Jacob, 16, and Ella, 8
EDUCATION: Sherrard High School; Western Illinois University, Macomb

POLITICAL PARTY:
OFFICE SOUGHT: Cambridge school board
PRIOR OFFICE: Two terms on the school board
WHY RUNNING:My experience, coupled with my willingness to spendwhatever amount of time necessary to ensure the continued quality of education provided in our schools make me an excellent candidate.
KEY ISSUE: Key issues we continue to face include the unpredictability of state and federal funding, changes related to curriculum and assessment with the implementation of Common Core Standards and the new state of Illinois battery of testing. Now is the time in which Cambridge school district needs experienced board members to help make decisions.

















 



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