LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Althea Polanski

Candidate for
Governing Board Member; Milpitas Unified School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: School Board President/School Board Trustee/Businesswoman
  • School Board President, 1998-Present
  • School Board Member, 1983-Present
  • Metropolitan Education District Board President, 1999-Present
  • Chair, 2000 Milpitas Relay for Life
  • Milpitas Citizen of the Year, 1994
  • Milpitas Community Advisory Commissioner
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Focus on Success for all our students
  • Learning environment that is safe and provides the needed resources
  • Accountability in our schools for students, teachers and administrators
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Position Papers
Focus on Success
Focus on Success is Milpitas Unified School District's evolving accountability program. We have developed 17 different methods to assess our 3 district goals: Continuous Improvement in Student Achievement; Teacher Performance; School Environment.
Eitner, Polanski rate re-election to school board
The following is the recommendation of the editorial board of the Milpitas Post. As they have stated, ..."one of the most important decisions will be on a choice of the two school district trustees who will guide the community's public education efforts in coming years..."
Proven Leader, Proven Record
My only promise to the Milpitas Community is that I will always be honest and always tell you the truth. Our children will always come first in all my decisions!
Key Endorsements
  • Honorable Liz Figueroa, California, Senator 10th District
  • Honorable Patricia "Trish" Dixon, Milpitas City Council Woman
  • Honorable Marsha Grilli, Vice President, Milpitas School Board
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Campaign Contact Information
E-mail: Duzi@juno.com

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