Atlanta school board candidates to meet at forum before Dec. 5 runoff

6:00 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 Education
Michelle Olympiadis-Constantinides, left, faces Adzua Agyapon in one of four Dec. 5 runoff elections for the Atlanta Board of Education.  Olympiadis-Constantinides and Agyapon are running for the District 3 seat to represent east Atlanta on the school board.

Voters still undecided about who to support in four Atlanta school board runoff elections can hear the candidates make their cases at an upcoming forum.

All eight candidates have been invited to participate in the 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 forum at Charles R. Drew Charter School, 301 East Lake Blvd. 

Voters will decide the at-large district 7 race, which pits Kandis Wood Jackson against Patricia Crayton. Incumbent Byron Amos faces Keisha Carey in the central Atlanta District 2 race. Adzua Agyapon faces Michelle Olympiadis-Constantinides in the east Atlanta District 3 race. Raynard Johnson and Erika Yvette Mitchell are running for the west Atlanta District 5 seat. 

The candidate forum is sponsored by Drew Charter School, Kipp Metro Atlanta Schools, and Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School. The runoff election is Dec. 5.