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Mary Burke, who currently fills Seat 2 on the Madison School Board, speaks at Tuesday night's candidate forum


From police in schools to racial disparities in the classroom, there's no shortage of daunting issues that the Madison School Board is grappling with in 2018. At a forum on the city's south side earlier this week, three candidates running for the board in this spring's election weighed in.

The Cap Times collaborated with Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae and the Simpson Street Free Press on this event, hosted at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  

The panelists included:

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  • Mary Burke, incumbent candidate for Seat 2, running unopposed.

  • Gloria Reyes, candidate for Seat 1.

  • Anna Moffit, incumbent candidate for Seat 1.

Simpson Street Free Press managing editor Taylor Kilgore and Delta Sigma Theta Madison Alumnae Chapter president Terri Strong moderated the discussion.

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