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Karen Smith

School Board Director for Region 1
Central Bucks School Board

Karen Smith is a sitting School Board member in Central Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She is also a mother of three children and a retired teacher. Her passion and belief in the importance of high-quality public schools led her to run for school board after regularly attending meetings for over 10 years. Central Bucks has since faced an onslaught of attacks by extremist anti-equity parent groups and is one of the communities that leads the nation in book banning attempts. Karen continues to fight for the best interests of all children by focusing on the real issues our students face like learning loss, mental health crises, and teacher shortages. However, extremism makes that mission more challenging by sowing disinformation and discord.

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Events featuring Karen Smith
Events featuring Karen Smith