Education

Equip students to handle biased information in college

First posted:  http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_26659035/equip-students-handle-biased-information-college

While some people consider the controversy in Jeffco schools over AP history standards to be a distraction from the debate over performance pay for teachers, the former issue will have a greater impact on students and… Continue reading

Why do we have to rely on the vices of Colorado Citizens’ to fund our children’s schools?

So, I have been thinking.

Why do we have to rely on the vices of Colorado Citizens’ to fund our children’s schools?

We have some real money makers here in Colorado… marijuana, gambling, alcohol and cigarettes. These things all help… Continue reading

Mandatory Quality in Colorado

The state of Colorado’s politicians decided a few years ago to develop alliances for childhood development in each county to better serve the population with a conglomerate of interested parties giving feedback on how to spend early childhood funds. These… Continue reading

Who Do You Think You Are Anyways, Simon?

Let’s play Simon Says. Simon says to do your homework. Simon says to sit in your chair all day. Simon says if you talk to other students, you’re a disruption so go stand in the corner. Simon says you fail… Continue reading

All Issues Are Women’s Issues

What do women want? It’s a question often asked and more often gotten wrong.

At a recent Centennial Institute gubernatorial debate focused on Women and Colorado’s Future, four women challenged Republican candidates Bob Beauprez, Scott Gessler and Mike Kopp to… Continue reading

29 Rejections and the Thought Control

If you were rejected for 29 times, would you still believe in yourself and your ideas? After all, no one will blame you if you start questioning your beliefs after so many rejections.

I was put to such a test… Continue reading

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

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