Tony is the son of Peruvian immigrants who fought every day to ensure that he and his brothers had a bright future. Tony is committed to ensuring that every Nebraskan has an opportunity to achieve the American Dream.
Board members pressed Student Transportation of America and OPS employees to improve communication with families, especially those whose routes still don’t have a driver.
“Those parents still don’t know if those buses are coming tomorrow morning,” board member Tony Vargas said.
“Our job is to have uncomfortable conversations that result in safe, welcoming environments for our students,” said board member Tony Vargas.
In the May primaries, Tony Vargas won 44 percent of the vote in District 7, making him the heavy favorite against John Synowiecki, who garnered 28 percent of the vote.Read more
Tony believes that every Nebraska child should have equitable access to dynamic, high quality education that prepares each of them for college or a career. Tony is deeply committed to improving our public education system. It will continue to be a top policy priority for him in the legislature.Read more