5 minutes with Spokane school board candidates Riley Smith and Kata Dean
Dean is a life coach who has also worked with teenagers, some with drug addiction problems and some who were sexually abused. Smith works for a non-profit that works to distribute produce from regional farmers to food banks in the region.
Kata Dean says, if elected, she would spend a lot of time in Spokane schools.
Kata Dean says she would advocate for children struggling with behavioral health issues.
Kata Dean gives her vision of "equity" in public schools.
Kata Dean talks about strategic planning in the district and getting the public more involved.
Kata Dean on the school board's decision to support a downtown sports stadium.
Riley Smith talks about why he's running for a seat on the Spokane school board.
Riley Smith talks about the need to provide more career and educational options for students.
Riley Smith wants the school district to improve its mental health services for students.
Riley Smith on the school board's decision to support a downtown sports stadium.