Stand for Children Colorado (Stand) announced today endorsements for 3 candidates for the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education election this fall.
"These three leaders have a strong track record of working to support positive outcomes for all Denver students. We are excited to help get the word out about these candidates and why Denver voters should support them,” said Jeani Frickey Saito, Stand Executive Director.
The DPS Board of Education is responsible for making policy for the district. There are seven elected board members. Stand for Children runs an endorsement process for those seeking office at the state and district level (DPS only). Candidates interested in Stand’s endorsement complete a questionnaire about their policy perspectives. Questionnaires are reviewed by our team for alignment to Stand policy priorities. All candidates then are invited it to be interviewed by a committee of parents. Following the interviews, the parent committee provided their input via rubric on each candidate. All of this information is compiled and endorsements are then made. In District 4, two of the three candidates completed our process for endorsement.
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