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Candidate Profile: Chuck Genseal, MUSD Board of Trustees, Area 1

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Chuck Genseal who owns a small farm in the Dixieland district, is seeking to put a new face from Area 1 on the Madera School Board of Trustees ― his own.

Genseal said that in the past three years of his opponent’s term on the MUSD board, Ripperdan School has been closed, and Eastin-Arcola has been “downgraded” to a continuation school for 10th, 11th and 12th grades.

He said Dixieland School “came within a hair’s breath” of the same fate.

Classroom size in Madera Unified has ballooned to 30-plus students, said Genseal. He said special education students have suffered a notable loss of services, and that the district’s report card ― the Academic Performance Index ― is at best a C or D grade...


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