Candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Education discuss the issues at a forum held by the League of Women Voters for Asheville and Buncombe County on Sept. 24. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press

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Nine of 10 candidates for Buncombe County School Board debated issues ranging from the board’s oversight of system administrators to the development of the budget at a debate held Sept. 24 at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

The forum, organized by the League of Women Voters of Asheville and Buncombe County, was moderated by Jerri Jamison, news director at Clear Channel Asheville.

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Here is a recording of the forum’s debate. Go here to read a story about the event.

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