As an independent candidate, [Ioffe] says, she has no agenda when it comes to working with the superintendent of schools. She says the board needs to focus more on the students and less on disagreements.
“We’re there to provide the best education possible for the students,” she said.
She said Lyles has done things to help improve the schools, although there is more to be done.
Parents need to be more involved with their kids’ education, something she believes she can help promote.
“I understand the problems schools face,” she said. “But [parents] need to work as a team to help give them what they need. We are the support system for schools.”
With family origins in a former Soviet state, Ioffe has a great appreciation for the opportunities a U.S. education provides, she said.
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