Candidate Profile
Bethsheba Rem

Non-Partisan , Georgia

Biography

Name
Bethsheba Rem
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
Atlanta School Board, District 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Liberal
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Endorsements

Liberals

1
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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.

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

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Economy

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

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

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

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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.

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

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Students should not be allowed to pray in school.

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Education

What is the function of the local school board?

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

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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

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Every state should mandate K-12 standardized tests and use of teaching software which aligns with Common Core standards.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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I support allowing public high school students to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.

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

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

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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

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Qualifications

Why are you running for this office?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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2nd Amendment

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

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Other Important Issues

Do you support mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school?

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Background

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