Education

Don’t Be a Low-Information Eater

My first trip to Colorado’s eastern plains was a culture shock. My future husband had driven me out to Holyoke to meet his family. As we drove 150 miles straight east from CSU, it was the longest stretch of uninhabited… Continue reading

Why For-Profit Schools are Still Necessary in Colorado

In a state where higher education takes priority, the argument over how well for-profit schools really serve Colorado has inched its way forward as a hot topic in recent years. While national critics of the industry are blaming for-profit education… Continue reading

The Three Scariest Things About Amdt. 66

Colorado Amendment 66 spends a billion dollars but doesn't aid educational excellence Continue reading

Colorado Women’s Alliance Announces their Endorsements in JeffCo School Board Elections

This week, the Colorado Women’s Alliance, headed by Executive Director Debbie Brown, announced their support in the Jefferson County school board election to be decided on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

x  JULIE WILLIAMS

x JOHN NEWKIRK

x KEN… Continue reading

Colorado Women’s Alliance Announces their Endorsements in Douglas County School Board Elections

This week, the Colorado Women’s Alliance, headed by Executive Director Debbie Brown, announced their support in the Douglas County school board election to be decided on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

x  DOUG BENEVENTO

x MEGHANN SILVERTHORN

x JIM… Continue reading

Colorado Women’s Alliance Releases New Ad Campaign Questioning the Fairness of a $1 Billion Tax Increase

In light of the blue book mailings that have gone out, Colorado Women’s Alliance has released a new series of ads that features moms and teachers talking about the unfairness of this new tax and the negative effects it will… Continue reading

They’re Going to Make You Feel Bad

They’re going to make you feel bad about voting against Amendment 66 on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

Guess what? It’s still the right thing to do.

Various great minds have been credited with this saying: ““What’s right isn’t… Continue reading

Political Correctness: Intolerance Masquerading as Tolerance

Last month, world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and up-from-nothing African-American idol Ben Carson expressed his contrarian opinion that marriage is between a man and a woman and that no group could change this millennia-old social institution. Appalled medical students at Johns Hopkins… Continue reading

Does Sex Ed Belong in Your Child’s Classroom?

House Bill 13-1081, proposed by Democratic lawmakers, would add language to Colorado state law defining standards for human sexuality education, and create a program of grants for school districts that want to implement such programs. The program would be run the Department of Public Health and Environment, and the grants would be funded by non-tax sources. Continue reading

School Children 1, School Choice Opponents O in Colorado Court of Appeals Decision

School children in Douglas County won Thursday when the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that the district’s innovative Choice Scholarship Program is constitutional. Overturning an August 2011 decision by Denver District Judge Michael Martinez against the program, the majority on… Continue reading

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