Carmel Clay Schools
DISTRICT 1 CANDIDATES
Jenny Brake is a registered Republican and has voted in Republican primary elections.
Brake lists excellence in education, parental rights, and transparency has her top priorities.
Brake wants to see Carmel Clay Schools “return to academic excellence and to depart from ideologies that are rooted in special interests, dividing us, rather than uniting us.”
Kouka is a registered Democrat.
Kouka has shared posts defending Critical Race Theory.
Kouka retweeted a Letter to the Editor in support of abortion rights that was written by a Democratic Indiana House Candidate.
Kouka lists communication, inclusion, and safety as her top priorities.
Flittner is a registered Republican.
Flittner lists transparency, strong academic curriculum, safety, and fiscal responsibility as her top priorities.
Flittner says students should be taught “how to think, not what to think” and emphasizes a focus on the fundamental subjects of math, science, history, and language arts.
DISTRICT 2 CANDIDATES
Jennifer Nelson-Williams is a registered Democrat.
Nelson-Williams says inclusivity and equity are among her priorities.
Nelson-Williams fundraises through ActBlue, a tool “for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot.”
Nelson-Williams says she will work to “bridge the gaps in education caused by the pandemic.”
DISTRICT 3 CANDIDATES
Greg Brown is a registered Republican.
Brown lists parents’ rights and transparency as his top priorities.
Brown believes academic standards should not be lowered, noting, “students must be equipped with a wide skill set, including core proficiencies, technical and vocational skills, as well as ‘soft skills’ to compete in the global economy.”
Brown says values indoctrination and age-inappropriate material must be kept out of schools and students “need to learn to search for facts, study evidence, objectively analyze, and ultimately be free to form their own opinions.”
Jake Nichols is a registered Republican.
Nichols says he “fully supports” Carmel Clay Schools’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
Nichols says he is “running as a slate” with fellow School Board candidates Kouka (District 1) and Nelson-Williams (District 2), both registered Democrats.
Relating to his vision, Nichols says he will bring “listening, learning, and encouragement” to the School Board.
Paid for by Free to Learn Action. This website is a project of Free to Learn Action. It is not affiliated with, associated with, or sponsored by Carmel Clay Schools. The official government website for the school board can be found here. | © Free to Learn Action 2022. All rights reserved.