Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and former Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll aren’t the only candidates vying to represent Aurora’s 6th Congressional District this election cycle. Democrat Rebecca McClellan is jockeying to replace Republican incumbent Debora Scheffel as the representative from CD6 on the Colorado Board of Education in a race that could tip the seven-member board from red to blue.

The aging school district has a long and growing list of needs to better serve a community showing exceptional growth. Not only is the entire city growing at a fast clip, Aurora is increasingly becoming home to more and more families. Schools are at their limits, and the older ones, never intended to house the growing populations they do, are beyond their limits