So how are we doing? Are we making the right investments for future Coloradans? What will our legacy be? This is not ivory tower, egghead stuff. It's practical and it's real, and every Coloradan needs to weigh in.
The school district announced that it was moving to a four-day school week. Children in the county will now get an inferior education -- something that will hurt them later in life, and hurts businesses in the region that need an educated workforce.
There's frequent talk of how the school choice debate no longer falls along traditional ideological lines -- of how courageous Democrats are embracing charters, vouchers, and other reforms. Last week was proof positive of the turning tide.