Both candidates for the Hays school board race point to alleviating school crowding and boosting academic achievement as top priorities.
The incumbent, Marty Kanetzky, has served one term on the board. During that time, she worked on a committee that interviewed students with poor attendance and worked on a strategy to help them.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly described the district’s attempts to reduce its bond debt. School officials say they have reduced the district’s total bond repayment obligation by $25 million over the life of the bonds by refinancing at lower interest rates.