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Lori Kirkpatrick

Running for Dallas ISD District 2 Trustee
Texas
Election: May 6, 2017

Lori is a proud mom of a Dallas ISD second grader and heavily invested in the wellbeing of her community’s schools. She will fight to improve the school district and system that will shepherd her daughter, that will shepherd her peers, and that will shepherd the children that become the community's future.

As a physician assistant, she works everyday with underserved children and adults, allowing her to gain a greater understanding of their needs. Lori wholeheartedly believes public education is the greatest gift this country has. Opportunity starts with education and we must invest in the best possible public education for ALL children.

As Dallas ISD District 2 Trustee, Lori vows to​: 

  • Work to improve teacher retention by implementing an evaluation system that is fair and adequately compensates all of our dedicated teachers.
  • Work to establish a Community School concept for our struggling schools.
  • Fight against any program devised to take taxpayer dollars and divert them to private education entities. 
  • Work to expand Early Childhood Education to ensure that all of Dallas ISD children are Kindergarten ready.