Gregory Roeller

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
School Board
retired, formerly security at mingus union high school
married with 4 children and 7 grand children
since retiring , still want to be involved in the community and with students, I love ingus , the students, the faculty, ths support staff ,and the administration


Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Providing parents the option of choosing phonics instruction for all K-3rd grade students S* Though I believe students need phonics at this age , parents should have the choice
2. Allowing parents to opt their children out of activities or lessons they find offensive to their personal, moral, or religious beliefs S* a childs personal and moral beliefs are important in their journey to adulthood
3. Increasing state and local taxes to provide more funding for schools and school facility projects S* only if funds are needed for the progress of students, tax increases are always a last resort
4. Requiring signed permission from a parent before a student may participate in sex education classes or presentations on gender identity S* parents should always have the choice in dealing with these subjects
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* school choice should be up to the families
6. Requiring full-day kindergarten for all students O* some students are not ready for a full day of school yet
7. Requiring sex education classes for K-12th grade students O* should be left up to the parents
8. Allocating a certain percentage of the school district’s budget to be spent in the classroom, as opposed to for administration O* I feel classroom should always come first
9. Implementing policies to allow students and faculty to use the restroom, locker room, and shower room that aligns with their gender identity O* When working in public schools this made students uncomfortable, shoul remain as birth gender
10. Presenting competing and alternative theories regarding the origin of life when evolution is taught in science classes S* yes since evolution is a theory other theories shoul be taught