The following excerpt is from a September 2020 interview with the Lenoir Voice. Please click link to read entire article.
Fifth-generation Caldwellian says parents must work on behalf of students now and for the future
LENOIR, N.C. — On her campaign literature for the Caldwell County School Board, including a billboard on U.S. 321 south of Granite Falls, Sarah Greer-Koenig seeks to distinguish herself through her slogan — “A Vote for the Parents of Caldwell County.”
It springs from her passion and active involvement in the educational lives of not only her children but all children in North Carolina, she explains, “It is an important battle because there is no parental representation of current Caldwell County System students on the board. I can’t see how a local School Board makes these big decisions without a parent representative as a school board member helping them. There are unique views from parents about what is going on in school.” She points to the importance of a current parent who is and whose children are living with and impacted by certain aspects of being in the Caldwell County School System, such as remote learning, youth mental health, and working through student Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and the labyrinth of state and federal laws. Continue Reading on Lenoir Voice….