Did you know Marion County has more than 2,000 children identified as homeless? Since 2002, Marion County Public Schools' "Stuff The Bus" program has helped thousands of homeless and needy students get the school supplies they need to learn. This year, the program aims to help 2,500 students.
Marions United For Public Education is hosting a non-partisan candidate forum for all Marion County school board candidates The forum will be held at First United Methodist Church's Family Life Center in Ocala starting at 6:30pm on Thursday, April 26th.
You can sign up and let us know you're coming by doing any of the following:
- Sign up through our website.
- Sign up through Facebook.
- Text FORUM to 1-352-578-3081
While some minor changes may be made to the final language, here is Marions United's proposed one mill referendum. The proposal, if passed by voters this November, would help meet class size standards, put certified teachers and assistants back into the classroom, and restore essential programs. The Marion County School board will vote on this proposal at their Tuesday, January 14th meeting: