|Board Member, Toledo Public Schools, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||University of Toledo|
Green grew up in Arkansas and moved to Toledo in 2001. He has a degree in human resources management from the University of Toledo, and served in the military from 1993-98. He ran unsuccessfully for the school board in 2009 and for City Council in 2011. He is currently a supervisor at Advance Engineering. He is married and has a daughter in TPS.
- See also: Toledo Public Schools elections (2013)
|Toledo Public Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Bob Vasquez Incumbent||19.3%||16,715|
|Nonpartisan||Randall Parker III||10.8%||9,333|
|Source: Lucas County of Ohio, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Lucas County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013|
Green was endorsed by North West Ohio Building Trades, The United Auto Workers, The CWA, IBEW Local 8, and Sheet Metal Workers Local 33, Local 500, and Local 805 Heat and Frost workers.
|Toledo County City Council, District 1, Primary Election, 2011|
|Democrat||Schylar M. Meadows||3.7%||66|
|Democrat||Jason M. Schreiner||12.7%||228|
|Democrat||Kenneth W. Sharp||3.7%||66|
|Source: Election Results Summary, "Municipal Primary Election, Lucas County," accessed October 29, 2013|
|Toledo Public Schools, At-large, 4-year term, 2009|
|Nonpartisan||Larry J. Sykes||15.5%||18,153|
|Nonpartisan||James M. Jones||5.1%||5,954|
|Nonpartisan||John G. Bull Dog Rus||3.5%||4,141|
|Nonpartisan||Norman E. Drogmiller||2.9%||3,394|
|Source: Election Results Summary, "General Election, Lucas County," accessed October 29, 2013|
In an October 2013 interview with the Toledo Free Press, Green stated the following when asked about his campaign priorities:
What are the three most crucial issues — in order of importance — facing TPS? What would you do as a board member to address the issues you identify?
TPS currently has a renewal levy on the ballot that will raise approximately $16 million annually for five years, or about the annual savings that can be obtained by implementing the performance audit recommendations. Why should the TPS renewal levy be approved by voters?
Ohio statutes require that TPS teachers and principals have regular performance evaluations with student performance on standardized tests a component of the evaluation. Should teachers and principals be held directly accountable for student performance in their individual performance evaluations? Why or why not?
Ohio is currently implementing national standards regarding the skills and knowledge all students need for success, referred to as the “Common Core.” Why do you support or oppose the adoption of these standards?
What was at stake?
Three at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Only one of the three incumbents filed for re-election. Voters also decided in favor of a $6.5 million levy for the district.
About the district
- See also: Toledo Public Schools, Ohio
In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Lucas County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 87.3% compared to 87.8% statewide. The average household income was $41,949 compared to $48,071 in the entire state. The poverty rate was 19.5%, while the poverty rate for Ohio was 14.8%.
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.
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- Kevin Moore Toledo Free Press, "School Board Candidate Profile: Aji Green," published October 24, 2013
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Elections & Voting: Campaign Finance," accessed December 26, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Lucas County," accessed October 21, 2013
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- Lucas County Board of Elections, "Historic Election Results," accessed October 21, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014