VIDEO: Buncombe school board candidates debate budget, admin


Candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Education discuss the issues at a forum held by the League of Women Voters for Asheville and Buncombe County on Sept. 24. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press

Nine of 10 candidates for Buncombe County School Board debated issues ranging from the board’s oversight of system administrators to the development of the budget at a debate held Sept. 24 at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

The forum, organized by the League of Women Voters of Asheville and Buncombe County, was moderated by Jerri Jamison, news director at Clear Channel Asheville.

Here is a recording of the forum’s debate. Go here to read a story about the event.

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