Walton County's students deserve the best schools possible, and all residents deserve a qualified superintendent of schools who is accountable for results every day.

Now that our current superintendent of schools has declared her intention to retire in 2016, it's time to improve the process of selecting our school superintendent.

In an education referendum on the Tuesday, August 26 ballot, Walton County has the opportunity to give voters more power of the education of our children and grandchildren.

A YES vote on this referendum will make the superintendent of schools an appointed position. Check out the different sections of our website to learn more about why this change will benefit Walton County's students, parents, teachers, taxpayers and all residents.

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News

Friday, August 1, 2014 1:16 PM

Letter to the Editor: Community Leader Blaine Dargavell Urges Yes Vote

I have seen an editorial and letter to the editor concerning the referendum on August 26 that will change the position of superintendent from an elected political position to one where the school board and community will select.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:46 PM

Letter to the Editor: Conservative Activist JB Hillard Supports YES Vote

It's time to approach the management of the Walton County School District in a more conservative manner.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:45 PM

Letter to the Editor: Dr. Don Riley Supports YES Vote

A recent letter warned readers that the referendum to improve the process of choosing Walton County's superintendent of schools is a secret liberal scheme designed to institute a "progressive education philosophy" in Walton County. As President of the Walton County Taxpayers Association (WCTA), as a committed and lifelong conservative, and as someone who led the effort to put this referendum onto the ballot, I must respond: you've gotta be kidding me!


Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:35 AM

Public School Teachers Endorse Vote YES Referendum

The Walton County Education Association (WCEA) has officially endorsed the referendum to improve the way Walton County selects its next superintendent of schools.


Wednesday, April 2, 2014 9:58 AM

WCSB Votes 4-1 to Approve Referendum for August 26 Ballot

In a significant victory for Walton County's kids, the Walton County School Board last night voted, 4-1, to place the superintendent selection referendum on the August 26, 2014 election ballot.


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