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Elections 2012: Parker Colvin, Candidate for Moraga School District Governing Board

Moragan Parker Colvin is running for one of two open seats on the Moraga School District board.

General Information

Name : Mr. Parker Colvin
Age : 33
Place of residence : Moraga, CA

Education

College

Attended college : Yes
College : Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL)
Degree : B.S. Mathematics
Year of graduation : 2000

Grad school

Employment Information

Job titles held : Managing Director, Underwriting
Employers : Stifel Nicolaus/Stone & Youngberg

Political Information

Party affiliation : Independent
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: Moraga School District Governing Board
Chamber/district: Moraga
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : n/a
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : n/a

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Address



Campaign Manager

Name : n/a

URLs

Website : www.parkercolvin.com
Facebook : facebook.com/parkercolvin2012

Andrew September 11, 2012 at 06:25 PM
What is your position on TK ?
parker colvin October 20, 2012 at 09:36 PM
Andrew, sorry I didn't reply sooner, I missed the fact that there was a question up here for me. The Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2010 mandated all CA school districts to implement TK beginning this year. Timing for a new program isn't ideal given the funding cuts the state has imposed on schools over the last five years but TK will help kids that otherwise would have been the youngest in their class to meet kindergarten standards that are more rigorous than they were in the past. The program also serves to move the cutoff date for entering Kindergarten earlier to be more in line with the majority of other states. Lastly, I'm glad our district was able to implement TK in the manner recommended by our Kindergarten teachers.

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