FreedomWorks: Peter Vicenzi
WASHINGTON, D.C. — FreedomWorks’ BEST (Building Education for Students Together) has spent the past two years empowering parents throughout the country to claim their parental rights in education through comprehensive workshops and school board candidate seminars. Last night, out of the 22 districts that Florida BEST-trained candidates contested, five won their seat with a majority vote, and an additional six will advance to the runoff election on November 8th.
In response to this stunning success rate, Laura Zorc, Director of FreedomWorks’ BEST, commented:
“The message sent last night is clear-these are our children, not the government’s. Last night proves that parents are not going away in 2022. Parents have been ignored long enough. To transform local school systems across the country, we must identify and elect like-minded board members. It is all our responsibility to elect individuals who have our children’s best interests at heart. BEST is actively engaged in recruiting, training, and educating local school board candidates who understand that parents are the final authority in their children’s education.”
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