Candidates for the New Haven School Board responded to questions at a forum held at the New Haven Unified School District Education Services Center on October 8.
The incumbent Gwen Estes, along with Jerico Abanico, Linda Canlas and Sarabjit Cheema are all running for board positions. Abanico is an alumnus of James Logan High School; Canlas and Cheema are parents of New Haven students. Canlas has also served the district for over 20 years as a teacher, vice-principal and principal.
The questions posed can be divided into two categories: funding and student performance.