A slate of extremist out-of-touch candidates for Washoe County School Board threatens to bring obstructive chaos, radical right-wing values and a disruptive agenda to school board meetings, putting the well-being of our students in jeopardy.

Incumbent Trustees Ellen Minetto (District B), Joe Rodriguez (District C) and Adam Mayberry (District F at large) deserve our support. They have displayed care, responsibility and leadership in their oversight of the district. Read more on

We need WCSD trustees who are education advocates, not obstructionists

This opinion column was submitted by Sarah Mahler, chair of the Democratic Party of Washoe County and a Spanish Springs resident to the RGJ