All of the candidates for three Polk County School Board seats on the Aug. 28 ballot participated tonight in a forum at the Chain of Lakes Complex in Winter Haven. Topics ranged from standardized tests to teacher salaries to how School Board members should engage state legislators. The forum was sponsored by Polk Education Association and Polk Education Associated Retired. Watch it in its entirety:

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