Candidate Profile
Xavier Leal

Non-Partisan , Texas

Biography

Name
Xavier Leal
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD School Board, Position 5
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

 

Selected Financial Source Documents

Appointment of Campaign Treasurer  Source
 

Other Information

Candidate filing documents  Source
Party Primary Voting History for Xavier Leal during time of residence in district and/or at current address:
  • 2020 Party Primary: Democratic
  • 2018 Party Primary: Democratic
  • Voted in 4 Democratic Primaries 1994-2016
**Voter history is not considered during panel evaluations.
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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.

Neutral   

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

Neutral   


Economy

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Neutral   

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.

Neutral   

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

Disagree   

Students should not be allowed to pray in school.

Neutral   


Education

What is the function of the local school board?

plan budgets, set goals, prioritize programs and monitored their outcome good or bad or indifferent.

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

a collaboration of elected board members along with professionals hire by the school board. Utilizing all available resources to find a common positive out come.

Please list 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

Mathematics, Science, Personal Finances, Information Technology, American History, Physical Fitness, Language Art, Art & Music, Sexuality, Vocational Learning, Social Emotional Learning, Critical Race Theory, Foreign Language.

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

Agree   

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

Neutral   

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

Neutral   

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

Neutral   

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   


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.

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.

Neutral   

Therapy to help children turn from unwanted same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria should be banned.

No Answer   

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.

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.

Agree   

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

Parents First Educators second. Age 8-11

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

Human anatomy/ reproductive system; abstinence; consent; contraceptive methods; stages of pregnancy and fetal development; sex acts and pleasure of sex; sexual orientation and gender identity.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Catholic


Qualifications

Why are you running for this office?

get involve on community so I can voice my opinion with schoolboard and help evaluate what is being taught to my grandchildren.

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

Neutral   

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

Safe and discipline Campuses, Parental participation at all levels of education, Provide Technical education for those that are not college bound.

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

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull.

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

Life education.

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

Moderate   

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

I'm a good listener and can consider several opinion at the time, with out being bias.

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'm a fair and honorable man with family and grandsons that I care for very much.


2nd Amendment

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

Neutral   


Other Important Issues

Do you support mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school?

Yes


Background

Education
  • HCC, Houston, AAD in Horticulture, 1998
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • CERT, Volunteer
  • Cy-Fair ISD, Volunteer
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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