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Entries by Alan Gottlieb from 08/2010

Hold the Center

| Posted 08.03.2010 | Denver

When the State Board of Education brought Colorado into the Common Core Standards fold by the narrowest of margins on Monday, it represented the triumph of reason over ideological pressure.

Hard truths or sour grapes?

| Posted 08.10.2010 | Denver

As circumstantial evidence for this conspiracy, whisperers, board member Kaplan among them, told reporters to check out Commissioner Jones' central Denver home. There they would find not one but two Michael Bennet yard signs. The horror!

A Dazzling Array

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Denver

This year, there's an impressive line-up of school models completely new to the Denver area. Can these schools close yawning achievement chasms? One can only hope.