As a product of McNeil Canyon, Paul Banks, Homer Jr. High and Homer High School I support our schools and I believe that public education serves a critical role in society.  We need predictable funding to recruit and retain good teachers.  I saw firsthand how hard it was for students and teachers during the Covid pandemic and have been overjoyed with the return to in-person classes and sports.  These are fundamental aspects of building a society.  Parental involvement is a great thing – volunteering at school, being involved in your child’s education – questioning the curriculum.  It must not devolve into personal attacks against school board members and teachers.  The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District offers different delivery systems for education, providing parents and their children with numerous options to meet their education needs: