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Andrea Merida

Parents Across America Say Enough Is Enough!

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Parents will no longer sit on the sidelines and accept the dismantling of their children's public schools. Enough is enough!

Let's All Grow Up

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

There's a pressing question about the current dissenters on the Denver school board. Are they loyal opposition, which we sorely need, or are they something less healthy?

Far Northeast Follies

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

It looks from the outside as though Denver Public Schools and A-Plus Denver, a citizen advocacy group, did a lot right when designing a protracted process to involve the community in overhauling schools in Far Northeast Denver.

Andrea Merida Recall? Better Think Again

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

Merida's willingness to challenge the status quo at DPS is incredibly important to achieving moderation in our public schools.

A Basic Lesson, Relearned

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

Denver school board member Andrea Merida has been caught up in a maelstrom since The Denver Post broke a story that she has been paid $5,000 by Andrew Romanoff's Senate campaign.

The Lines Harden

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

In many matters related to public education, in Colorado and across the nation, positions are hardening, rhetoric is ramping up and the potential for compromise seems more remote by the day.

Denver Public Schools, Facing Budget Shortfalls, May Be Forced to Pay 80 Teachers For NOT Working

The Denver Post | Jeremy P. Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A change to Denver Public Schools' teacher-hiring process has frozen the system and could result in dozens of veteran teachers being paid even though ...

Denver Public School Board Members' Inquiry Into Financial Deal Seen By Some As Cheap Shot At Michael Bennet

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Denver Public School Board Meeting Turns Testy As Reform Measures Pass

Education News Colorado | Nancy Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Public Schools' board members narrowly approved turnaround plans for six of its lowest-performing schools in a Monday meeting marked by the thr...