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Meet the Concord School Board candidates for wards 8, 9 and 10

Updated 10/17/2013

Updated 10/17/2013

George Jack and Rusty Cofrin are running against each other to represent wards 8, 9 and 10 on the Concord School Board. This is the first year that candidates are running to represent ward clusters rather than for at-large seats.


Rusty Cofrin: I’ll have a “very little learning curve”

Friday, October 25, 2013

Rusty Cofrin, a former teacher, believes he has the knowledge and background to help Concord’s schools continue to be successful. “I know education; I know how it works,” he said. Cofrin, 54, taught math at Concord High School for 27 years and coached cross country and track and field. He is a seven- year brain cancer survivor and retired from …

George Jack: Background as parent instead of one in education a big asset

Friday, October 25, 2013

George Jack doesn’t have a formal background in education, but he thinks that will make him an asset to the school board. “(As) a parent, a citizen, someone coming in from the outside, I think that I can look at everything – the budget, the way the school board deals with teachers and unions, and teachers deal with parents – …

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