EPISO Challenges School Representation & Spending Disparities

"Before the board meeting on Wednesday, the El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Organization, or EPISO, and the Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project argued that the district's at-large elected board does not ensure equal representation throughout the communities it serves, particularly the Horizon City and Montana Vista areas....Six of the seven school board members live in Clint, and one trustee, Patricia Randleel, lives in Horizon City, said district spokeswoman Laura Cade.

The Rev. Ed Roden-Lucero, co-chairman of EPISO and priest at San Juan Diego Catholic Church in far East El Paso, said funding disparities wouldn't exist if Horizon City and Montana Vista had more elected representation on the school board..."

Clint Student-Spending Disparity Targeted, El Paso Times


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