26 May 2023
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Denver father and military veteran Paul Ballenger has announced his candidacy for a seat on the school board. Concerned about school safety, Ballenger wants to restore dignity to the board and make meetings less contentious. He believes schools should have more autonomy in deciding whether to have police officers, emphasizing the importance of community feedback. Ballenger also wants fair and equitable processes for potential school closures. With his military and security background, he aims to address safety concerns and ensure every parent feels their child is thriving.
Read the full story reported by Chalkbeat here.