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Samantha Lachman

Colorado School Board Controversy Turning Frustrated Republicans Into Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- "For the first time in my life, I will probably vote a straight Democratic ticket." That realization came as something of a surprise to n...

JeffCo Students Give an Impressive Lesson in Patriotism -- Too Bad Their School Board Wasn't Listening

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 12.03.2014 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

How disappointing that a majority of the school board chose to disregard student protests and pass a curriculum review proposal designed to identify "objectionable materials" in high school curricula, starting with U.S. history, presumably to remove those materials if they do not meet the ideological criteria of the school board members.

After Days Of Protests, School Board Won't Back Off Proposal To Change History Curriculum

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative major...

Matt Ferner

Students Protesting Conservative Rewrite Of History Get Big Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

The organization that oversees the Advanced Placement curriculum, whose history course is being defended by massive, ongoing student protests in a Den...

Threats Made To The Child Of A Colorado School Board Member

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Police in Colorado are investigating alleged threats made to a school board member's chi...

Denver Students Walk Out Of School Over Board's Proposal That Would 'Censor' History

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board...

Alabama Teachers Get School Shooter Training After Newtown Massacre

Posted 01.07.2013 | Education

More than 100 Jefferson County teachers and administrators in Alabama took part in active school shooter training last week in the latest round of sec...