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Entries by Alan Gottlieb from 03/2010

Ravitch Is Right... and Wrong

| Posted 03.02.2010 | Denver

Diane Ravitch's new book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, is part polemic and part confessional. Ravitch, once an ardent supporter of charter schools, has done a dramatic 180-degree turn.

Parents Propose Marriage

| Posted 03.10.2010 | Denver

Let's say a group of parents at a neighborhood school banded together to propose a PreK-12 school that would help send all kids from the struggling neighborhood to college. What's not to like, right?

P.S. 1 and Manual: An Ill-Suited Match

| Posted 03.16.2010 | Denver

Feelings are still raw in Cole and Whittier over the closing of Manual High School three years ago. It wouldn't take much for people to start complaining that Manual has gotten the shaft. Again.

Finishing Out of the Money

| Posted 03.30.2010 | Denver

Hopes that Colorado would win in the first round of the Federal Race to the Top competition, or at least finish close enough to carry momentum into the second round, were dashed Monday.