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Colorado Education Reform

Christine Scanlan: Support For Education Reform Bill Will Have

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, a rising star on the Colorado political scene, says any talk of her becoming the next Speaker of the House is ...

The Problem with Colorado SB10-191

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

SB10-191 is not based on any sort of meaningful metrics development process. It proposes change for change's sake based on the opinions of disconnected legislators, albeit one of whom was a school principal.

An Interview With Beverly Ingle of the Colorado Education Association

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

How well does our K-12 system serve poor children?

Colorado Education Reform Legislation: Rasmussen Finds 47% In Agreement With Proposed Tenure Rules

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new Rasmussen Reports survey from Colorado paints a picture of a state divided with respects to controversial education legislation currently before...

Tom Boasberg's Bubble Should Be About to Burst

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

DPS has no plan for success. It just jumps from one thing to the next based on the philosophy it is better to look busy than to actually get things done.

Are We All Part of the Problem?

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

There is a growing impatience among journalists with today's self-styled education reformers.

When Worlds Collide

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

Denver's more affluent public school parents may soon feel they're being asked to ante up their children's education to the greater good.

Real Reform for Colorado's Schools

Evie Hudak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Evie Hudak

Labeling schools doesn't help kids, and it doesn't make schools better. Judging schools on one year's test scores alone is not a valid reflection of how they are doing.

A Beautiful State With an Ugly Fiscal Landscape

Scott Downes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Downes

We're 47th in the country in investing in key areas like education, health care, higher education, and transportation. Why? Probably because we're 49th in taxation.