Jackson, Eddy

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
School Board
Paradise Valley Unified School District
I.T. Operations Manager
Biographical Info:

Eddy Jackson is a husband and father of 4 PV Schools students. Eddy is an I.T. Manager with extensive experience in process improvement, negotiating contracts, managing budgets and balance sheets. He holds several technical certifications. Eddy has served as an active member of his community as a youth sports coach, HOA Board Member and church Trustee Board Member.


As a father of 4 PV Schools students, I am running to ensure that the voices of students, parents, taxpayers and teachers not represented by the teacher’s union are heard and valued.


Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Requiring school officials, including teachers, to inform parents about their child’s social, mental, emotional, or physical health S
2. Allowing parents to opt their children out of activities or lessons they find offensive to their personal, moral, or religious beliefs S
3. Increasing state and local taxes to provide more funding for schools and school facility projects O* PVUSD currently has adequate funding
4. Requiring signed permission from a parent before a student may participate in any sexuality related instruction, activities, or clubs. S
5. Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy S
6. Requiring full-day kindergarten for all students O* I support introducing half-day Kindergarten pilot programs in PVUSD. My older kids attended half-day Kindergarten programs in another district and we loved it.
7. Mandating sex education classes for 5th-12th grade students O
8. Allocating teacher pay raises based upon merit rather than providing uniform salary schedule increases based upon years of teaching or additional credentialing (e.g. masters degrees) S
9. Implementing policies to allow students and faculty to use the restroom, locker room, and shower room that aligns with their gender identity O
10. Teaching what is known as diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI); social, emotional learning (SEL); or critical race theory (CRT) in public schools. O
11. Increasing academic (curriculum) transparency by requiring each public school to post online for parents and the public a list of all instructional materials being used in the classroom. S