Five of the seven candidates for School Committee candidates took part in a candidates forum Thursday, Oct. 16, at New England Tech. Hosted by East Greenwich News, the event was sponsored by the EG Chamber of Commerce and the EG Rotary Club and moderated by ABC6 newsman Mark Curtis. The candidates were Michael Fain, Christen Meyer, David Osborne, Jack Sommer and Yan Sun.
Candidates David Green and Mary Ellen Winter were unable to attend due to previous commitments.
The forum is available for viewing on the EG News youtube channel in segments (Opening Statements are above):
Keeping Costs Down – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYEWcd7Jfyw
Later School Start Times – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBETefBS7GU
All-Day Kindergarten – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grIhqPQN4Aw
Status of District’s Strategic Plan – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i6ukBvmSho
Closing Statements – (to come later today)
The forum will also be aired in full (following the Town Council candidates forum) on Cox Channel 17 and Verizon Channel 37 five times before the Nov. 4 election, starting Monday, Oct. 20: