These are trying times for the Miami-Dade school district, its superintendent and its governing nine-member School Board. As they struggle with the impact of COVID-19 and the question of how to reopen schools in the fall, there will be more upheaval to the way things used to be. In an unprecedented scenario, three incumbents, Martin Karp, Lawrence Feldman and Susie V. Castillo, have stepped down, opening the door for real change on the board.
And while board member Steve Gallon III had no opposition and was automatically reelected, incumbent Lubby Navarro has two challengers. By the end of election season,