Annie's List Endorses Anne Sung for HISD Board of Trustees
ANNIE’S LIST ENDORSES ANNE SUNG FOR HOUSTON ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
“Teacher of the Year”, Education Policy Expert best choice for 200k public school students
AUSTIN, TX – Today, Annie’s List announced the endorsement of Anne Sung for the Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees in District 7. With their endorsement the organization has committed to help fund Sung’s campaign.
Annie’s List Executive Director Patsy Woods Martin says, “The opportunity to elect qualified women in 2016 is not over. Annie’s List is so proud to announce our endorsement of Anne Sung for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board of Trustees in District 7. ”
Woods Martin continued, “This race is important. The HISD
Board sets policy for over 200,000 students in 283 public schools! Anne
is an award-winning teacher, public policy leader for education, and a
Harvard and Teach for America alum. We could not dream of a better
choice than Anne to help our kids succeed in school.”
Woods Martin concluded, “Early Voting has already begun, and Election Day is only 9 days away. We join The Houston Chronicle, educational leaders and fellow Annie’s List champion lawmakers Sen. Sylvia Garcia, Rep. Jessica Farrar, and Mayor Pro-Tem Ellen Cohen in urging Texans to help elect Anne Sung to the HISD Board. ”
Background follows this release.
The Runoff Election Day is December 10th. Early Voting runs 11/30-12/2, 12/5-12/6. For more information on where to vote, click here.
On November 8th, Anne fell just short of winning her race outright — having out-raised three opponents, and leading into the runoff with 47% to her opponent’s 29% of the vote.
Trustees on the HISD Board help inform policy for HISD, which oversees public education for over 200,000 students in 283 schools. District 7 includes 19 schools, including one of the most ethnically diverse schools in Houston and one of the most affluent.
Anne is an award-winning teacher, public policy leader for education, and a Harvard and Teach for America alum.
More about Anne Sung and other Annie’s List-endorsed candidates and lawmakers can be found at www.annieslist.com.