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}}{{tnr}}'''Charlie Leonelli''' is a candidate for the Seat D position on the [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska|Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board]] up for general election on [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Elections (2013)|October 1, 2013.]] He currently serves as the Seat G member after being appointed in March 2013.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Charlie Leonelli''' was a candidate for the Seat D position on the [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska|Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board]] up for general election on [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Elections (2013)|October 1, 2013.]] He was defeated in the October 1, 2013 by [[Allyson Lambert]]. Leonelli currently serves as the Seat G member after being appointed in March 2013.  
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Charlie Leonelli is the owner of Variety Motors in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was appointed to serve in the Seat G position on March 2, 2013, but has chosen to run for the full term, Seat D seat rather than the one year Seat G term. Leonelli has two sons, with one son attending Weller Elementary School.<ref>[http://m.newsminer.com/about-charlie-leonelli/article_6d719a84-24c1-11e3-ab1f-001a4bcf6878.html?mode=jqm Weston Morrow ''News Miner.com,'' "About Charlie Leonelli," September 23, 2013]</ref>
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Leonelli is the owner of Variety Motors in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was appointed to serve in the Seat G position on March 2, 2013, but has chosen to run for the full term, Seat D seat rather than the one year Seat G term. Leonelli has two sons, with one son attending Weller Elementary School.<ref>[http://m.newsminer.com/about-charlie-leonelli/article_6d719a84-24c1-11e3-ab1f-001a4bcf6878.html?mode=jqm Weston Morrow ''News Miner.com,'' "About Charlie Leonelli," September 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2013===
 
===2013===
 
:: ''See also: [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Elections (2013)]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Elections (2013)]]''
'''Charlie Leonelli''' is running against two other candidate for the Seat D position in the general election on October 1, 2013.<ref>[http://co.fairbanks.ak.us/elections/RegularAndServiceAreaElections/RegularElections/2013/CandidateFiling.pdf ''Fairbanks, Alaska,'' "FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2013 REGULAR ELECTION OFFICIAL CANDIDATE LIST," Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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Leonelli was running against two other candidate for the Seat D position in the general election on October 1, 2013.<ref>[http://co.fairbanks.ak.us/elections/RegularAndServiceAreaElections/RegularElections/2013/CandidateFiling.pdf ''Fairbanks, Alaska,'' "FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2013 REGULAR ELECTION OFFICIAL CANDIDATE LIST," accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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====Funding====
 
====Funding====
As of September 25, 2013, Leonelli has not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State. <ref>[https://aws.state.ak.us/ApocReports/Campaign/StatewideMunicipalCandidates.aspx?year=2013 ''APOC Online Records'' "2013 Statewide Municipal Candidates" Accessed August 2, 2013]</ref>
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As of September 25, 2013, Leonelli has not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State.<ref>[https://aws.state.ak.us/ApocReports/Campaign/StatewideMunicipalCandidates.aspx?year=2013 ''APOC Online Records'', "2013 Statewide Municipal Candidates" accessed August 2, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====Endorsements====
 
====Endorsements====
'''Charlie Leonelli''' has not received any official endorsements for his campaign as of yet.
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Leonelli did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.
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==Campaign themes==
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===2013===
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In an interview with the ''Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,'' Leonelli explained his view on the district's most pressing issues:<ref>[http://www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/three-vie-for-fairbanks-school-board-seat-d-in-tuesday/article_be378e68-24be-11e3-b95c-001a4bcf6878.html ''Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,'' " Three vie for Fairbanks school board Seat D in Tuesday's vote," September 24, 2013]</ref>
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"The most urgent topic or issue that the district has is funding, and sustainable funding. I’m going to be proactive in applying pressure, gentle pressure, to the Legislature in the state of Alaska so we know, one, how much funding we’re going to get, how likely it is if there’s going to be any increase or decrease, and what our outlook is for the future."
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==What's at stake?==
 
==What's at stake?==
Three positions including the president position currently held by [[Kristina Brophy]] are up for election on October 1, 2013. The most significant controversy currently facing the school district is a Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly proposal to allow Fairbanks North Star Borough School District employees to carry firearms on campus.
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Three positions including the president position currently held by Kristina Brophy are up for election on October 1, 2013. The most significant controversy currently facing the school district is a Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly proposal to allow Fairbanks North Star Borough School District employees to carry firearms on campus.
  
 
===Issues===
 
===Issues===
 
===Charter schools===
 
===Charter schools===
The district has three charter schools.<ref>[http://www.eed.state.ak.us/Alaskan_Schools/Charter/pdf/Charter_School_Directory.pdf State Charter School Directory]</ref>  The [http://chn.k12northstar.org/ Chinook Charter School] serves grades K-8 and utlizes a Montessori style education system.<ref>[http://chn.k12northstar.org/about ''Chinook Charter School'' "About" Accessed August 7, 2013]</ref> The [http://ekc.k12northstar.org/about Effie Kokrine Charter School] is a charter school serving students in grades 7-12 focusing on a college prepatory curriculum with a culture grounded in Alaska Native culture and traditions.<ref>[http://ekc.k12northstar.org/about ''Effie Kokrine Charter School'' "About" Accessed August 7, 2013]</ref> The ]http://www.thewatershedschool.com/ Watershed School] serves grades K-9 and emphasizes nature education as well as a traditional curriculum. <ref>[http://www.thewatershedschool.com/content/school-philosophy ''The Watershed School'' "School Philosophy" Accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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The district has three charter schools.<ref>[http://www.eed.state.ak.us/Alaskan_Schools/Charter/pdf/Charter_School_Directory.pdf State Charter School Directory]</ref>  The [http://chn.k12northstar.org/ Chinook Charter School] serves grades K-8 and utlizes a Montessori style education system.<ref>[http://chn.k12northstar.org/about ''Chinook Charter School'', "About" accessed August 7, 2013]</ref> The [http://ekc.k12northstar.org/about Effie Kokrine Charter School] is a charter school serving students in grades 7-12 focusing on a college prepatory curriculum with a culture grounded in Alaska Native culture and traditions.<ref>[http://ekc.k12northstar.org/about ''Effie Kokrine Charter School'', "About" accessed August 7, 2013]</ref> The [http://www.thewatershedschool.com/ Watershed School] serves grades K-9 and emphasizes nature education as well as a traditional curriculum.<ref>[http://www.thewatershedschool.com/content/school-philosophy ''The Watershed School'', "School Philosophy" accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====Home school program====
 
====Home school program====
The district offers a homeschool program, [http://best.k12northstar.org/ Fairbanks B.E.S.T.], which serves approximately 265 students.<ref>[http://www.k12northstar.org/sites/default/files/fairbanksbestschoolreportcard2011-2012.pdf ''Fairbanks North Star Borough School District'' "Fairbanks B.E.S.T. Report Card" Accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>  B.E.S.T. offers staff to help parents with curricular development, students to participate in school activities, the opportunity to enroll in up to two classes at district schools, and 24/7 technical support. <ref>[http://best.k12northstar.org/about ''Fairbanks B.E.S.T.'' "About" Accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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The district offers a homeschool program, [http://best.k12northstar.org/ Fairbanks B.E.S.T.], which serves approximately 265 students.<ref>[http://www.k12northstar.org/sites/default/files/fairbanksbestschoolreportcard2011-2012.pdf ''Fairbanks North Star Borough School District'', "Fairbanks B.E.S.T. Report Card" accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>  B.E.S.T. offers staff to help parents with curricular development, students to participate in school activities, the opportunity to enroll in up to two classes at district schools, and 24/7 technical support.<ref>[http://best.k12northstar.org/about ''Fairbanks B.E.S.T.'' "About" accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==About the district==
 
==About the district==
===Location===
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:: ''See also: [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska]]''
[[File:Fairbanks North Star Borough.svg.png|200px|thumb|left|]]The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is located Northeast of the Anchorage and the borough's land area is slightly larger than the state of New Jersey. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to approximately 97,581 residents. <ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02/02090.html ''United States Census Bureau'' "Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Quickfacts" Accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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[[File:Fairbanks North Star Borough.svg.png|200px|thumb|left|]]The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is located Northeast of the Anchorage and the borough's land area is slightly larger than the state of New Jersey. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to approximately 97,581 residents.<ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02/02090.html ''United States Census Bureau'', "Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Quickfacts" accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
 
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Fairbanks North Star Borough outperforms the the rest of Alaska based on percentage of people below poverty level and high school graduation rates, while slightly underperforming the rest of Alaska in median household income. The median household income for Fairbanks North Star Borough is $68,922 when compared to $69,014 for the state of Alaska. The percentage of people below poverty level for Fairbanks North Star Borough is 7.8% while it is 9.5% for the state of Alaska. 93.0% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 91.4% of Alaska residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 27.7% of Fairbanks North Star Borough residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 27.2% for the state of Alaska.
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Fairbanks North Star Borough outperforms the rest of Alaska based on percentage of people below poverty level and high school graduation rates, while slightly underperforming the rest of Alaska in median household income. The median household income for Fairbanks North Star Borough is $68,922 when compared to $69,014 for the state of Alaska. The percentage of people below poverty level for Fairbanks North Star Borough is 7.8% while it is 9.5% for the state of Alaska. 93.0% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 91.4% of Alaska residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 27.7% of Fairbanks North Star Borough residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 27.2% for the state of Alaska.
 
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Charlie Leonelli
Charlie Leonelli.jpg
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Seat D
Former candidate
Term ends
2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionOctober 1, 2013
AppointedMarch 2, 2013
Appointed byFairbanks North Star Borough School Board
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Variety Motors
Charlie Leonelli was a candidate for the Seat D position on the Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board up for general election on October 1, 2013. He was defeated in the October 1, 2013 by Allyson Lambert. Leonelli currently serves as the Seat G member after being appointed in March 2013.

Biography

Leonelli is the owner of Variety Motors in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was appointed to serve in the Seat G position on March 2, 2013, but has chosen to run for the full term, Seat D seat rather than the one year Seat G term. Leonelli has two sons, with one son attending Weller Elementary School.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Elections (2013)

Leonelli was running against two other candidate for the Seat D position in the general election on October 1, 2013.[2]

Fairbanks School Board, Seat D, October 1, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAllyson Lambert 39.3% 2,646
     Nonpartisan Charlie Leonelli 36% 2,424
     Nonpartisan April Johnson 22.8% 1,536
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 1.9% 130
Total Votes 6,736
Source: Fairbanks North Star Borough


Funding

As of September 25, 2013, Leonelli has not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State.[3]

Endorsements

Leonelli did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

Campaign themes

2013

In an interview with the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Leonelli explained his view on the district's most pressing issues:[4]

"The most urgent topic or issue that the district has is funding, and sustainable funding. I’m going to be proactive in applying pressure, gentle pressure, to the Legislature in the state of Alaska so we know, one, how much funding we’re going to get, how likely it is if there’s going to be any increase or decrease, and what our outlook is for the future."

What's at stake?

Three positions including the president position currently held by Kristina Brophy are up for election on October 1, 2013. The most significant controversy currently facing the school district is a Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly proposal to allow Fairbanks North Star Borough School District employees to carry firearms on campus.

Issues

Charter schools

The district has three charter schools.[5] The Chinook Charter School serves grades K-8 and utlizes a Montessori style education system.[6] The Effie Kokrine Charter School is a charter school serving students in grades 7-12 focusing on a college prepatory curriculum with a culture grounded in Alaska Native culture and traditions.[7] The Watershed School serves grades K-9 and emphasizes nature education as well as a traditional curriculum.[8]

Home school program

The district offers a homeschool program, Fairbanks B.E.S.T., which serves approximately 265 students.[9] B.E.S.T. offers staff to help parents with curricular development, students to participate in school activities, the opportunity to enroll in up to two classes at district schools, and 24/7 technical support.[10]

About the district

See also: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska
Fairbanks North Star Borough.svg.png
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is located Northeast of the Anchorage and the borough's land area is slightly larger than the state of New Jersey. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to approximately 97,581 residents.[11]


Demographics

2010 Census Data for Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska[12]
Race Kenai Peninsula Borough State of Alaska
White 77.7% 67.5%
Black or African American 5.3% 3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 7.2% 14.8%
Asian 2.9% 5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.2%
Two or more race 6.4% 7.1%
Hispanic or Latino 6.8% 6.1%

Fairbanks North Star Borough outperforms the rest of Alaska based on percentage of people below poverty level and high school graduation rates, while slightly underperforming the rest of Alaska in median household income. The median household income for Fairbanks North Star Borough is $68,922 when compared to $69,014 for the state of Alaska. The percentage of people below poverty level for Fairbanks North Star Borough is 7.8% while it is 9.5% for the state of Alaska. 93.0% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 91.4% of Alaska residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 27.7% of Fairbanks North Star Borough residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 27.2% for the state of Alaska.

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