Upset after latest shooting, East High parents demand transparency from Denver Public Schools

Chalkbeat Colorado: As parents waited to be reunited with their children outside Denver’s East High School after a shooting on March 22, a few of them made an agreement: They’d meet back in the same spot two days later to talk about how to make schools safer.

That meeting was the start of a new group called Parents – Safety Advocacy Group, or P-SAG. The group, whose Facebook page now has more than 600 members, held its first press conference Monday to make two demands of Denver Public Schools.

Both boil down to transparency. East parents have gotten “next to nothing” in terms of communication from Denver Public Schools leaders about what will be different when students return to school this week after two weeks at home, said East parent Steve Katsaros.

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