Who's Running for Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education?
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The Ann Arbor Public Schools district serves the city of Ann Arbor and parts of eight surrounding townships. The district enrolls about 17,000 students, operates 19 elementary schools, 2 K-8 schools, 5 middle schools, 5 high schools, 1 standalone preschool, 1 virtual school and 1 adult education program. It is the 5th largest school district in Michigan with an annual budget of about $215 million and a staff of about 1,500 full-time employees, including about 1,100 teachers.
The 7-member AAPS Board of Education is responsible for approving the budget, setting policy, and hiring/overseeing the district’s superintendent. This year, four seats are open and there are eight candidates – including four incumbents. The top four vote-getters will win election to four-year terms. These are nonpartisan, unpaid positions.