Editor’s note: The scheduled Nov. 1 school board elections in the English school system are being postponed because of the pandemic, Premier François Legault announced Wednesday.
Two former teachers are vying to become the next chair of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.
But the comparisons end there for Judy Kelley and Chris Eustace, the candidates in the Nov. 1 school board election.
While Kelley is a strong proponent of the current school board structure, Eustace favours the Coalition Avenir Québec’s plan, under Bill 40, to scrap school boards and replace them with service centres.
Eustace, who taught at Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School for 34 years, also ran for the chair position in 2014 but lost to incumbent Suanne Stein Day , who later resigned under a