Shakila Henderson-Baker is running for the District 3 seat on the Newton County Board of Education, and she believes she has a leg up on the other candidates for Board of Education - she has school-aged children.
Christine Young-Brown is the fourth democratic candidate to qualify for the increasingly crowded District 3 BOE seat. She said she's running because she feels the current board was neither effective nor connected to the public, and she wants a better school system for her two children.
Christine Brown-Young, a Board of Education hopeful for District 3, revealed to The News that she has a case pending against her for simple battery against Liberty Middle School Principal Victor Lee. The charges stem from a heated episode near the end of last year.
She, a friend and another parent met with the LMS principal and her daughter's math resource teacher regarding an allegation of inappropriate language and racially insensitive comments he made in a class. During the meeting, which Brown-Young recorded without the knowledge of the other parties, all speakers remained composed for the first 45 minutes ...