Candidate Profile
Nadeem Naik

Non-Partisan , Texas

Biography

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

 

Other Information

Party Primary Election Voting History for Nadeem Zaka Naik during time of residence in district and/or at current address:

  • 2020 Party Primary: Democratic
  • 2018 Party Primary: Did Not Vote
  • Voted in 1 Democratic Primary 1990 - 2016

**Voter history is not considered during panel evaluations.


iVoterGuide asked the question “if elected to school board, what would be your #1 priority?” The candidate responded: “Campus overcrowding is a concern at several FBISD schools.”

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Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not be a resource for instruction or services in the school.

No Answer   


Economy

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

School districts should be able to use taxpayer money for lobbying the state legislature.

Neutral   


Religious Liberty

School districts should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree   

At school, students should be able to speak freely and civilly about matters of conscience and faith, including Christianity.

Strongly Agree   

Students should not be allowed to pray in school.

Strongly Disagree   


Education

What is the function of the local school board?

(Did not answer)

Who should have the authority to set curriculum and determine resources used in those curricula?

(Did not answer)

Please rate in order the following priorities in relation to the role of a K-12 public school (omitting any that do not apply): Mathematics, Information Technology, Science, Political Activism, Personal Finances, Gender Identity, Physical Fitness, American History, Critical Race Theory, Language Arts, Art & Music, Vocational Learning, Sexuality, Foreign Language, Social Emotional Learning

(Did not answer)

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Agree   

Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Agree   

Schools should use Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and resources to teach emotions, values, and relationships.

Strongly Agree   

I support the teaching of the 1619 Project emphasizing slavery and racism as the foundation of American history.

Strongly Agree   

When students are taught courses such as Comprehensive Sex Ed (CSE) or Social Emotional Learning (SEL), they must opt-in with written parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Parents are the ultimate authority in their child’s education and should be able to freely pursue whatever educational options they deem best for their child.

Strongly Agree   

No healthcare diagnosis or treatment, whether mental, reproductive, or otherwise, should be given to a child without first receiving written consent from the parent.

Strongly Agree   

Who is responsible for teaching sexual education to children, and what is the appropriate age when it should be taught?

(Did not answer)

If you support the teaching of Sex Ed, please answer the following question: Sexual education should include these topics (list all that apply and add your own, if needed) -- Physical and emotional health outcomes; contraceptive methods; consent; abstinence; sexual orientation and gender identity; human anatomy/the reproductive system; abortion methods and side effects; stages of pregnancy and fetal development; sex acts and pleasures of sex

(Did not answer)


Values

No school official should be involved in the sexual transitioning of a student. All issues on this subject should be referred to the parents of the student.

Strongly Agree   

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality that is necessary for our system of limited government.

Neutral   

Teachers should not use alternative names and pronouns without parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Therapy for children who have unwanted same-sex attraction should be banned.

Strongly Agree   

I support allowing students to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms, and to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.

Agree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


Qualifications

Why are you running for this office?

There is always the need of fresh ideas and new horizons to explore. Many public school teachers cite student attitudes, such as apathy and disrespect for teachers, as a major problem facing schools today.

A candidate's personal moral values should not be relevant when considering a candidacy for elective office.

Strongly Agree   

Which of the 11 objectives specified in the Texas Education Code is your highest priority?

(Did not answer)

What books have had the most profound impact on your view of life?

(Did not answer)

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

(Did not answer)

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Somewhat Conservative   

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

(Did not answer)

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

NO

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I will become the voice of the silent majority. I would represent the wishes of the people & develop consensus on the board. Our children will carry on the tradition of good character, Integrity and lead the world in perpetuity. Our teachers are masons. They are to be respected & well taken care of.


2nd Amendment

Teachers who are licensed to carry should be allowed to carry guns at school.

Strongly Disagree   


Other Important Issues

Do you support mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school?

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • University of Hartford, Hartford, MBA, 1980
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Shriners, Member
  • AARP, Volunteer
  • HCA, volunteer
  • Counselor, Families & Students
  • Radio host, Since 1996
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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