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Colorado Ethics Watch nudges Jeffco school board: Stop violating Colorado Open Records Act

The embattled Jefferson County School Board, which has been accused of violating the Colorado Open Records Act by failing to have an email retention policy, […]...

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July 31, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Cowboy Church at Crossroads bucked from Florence High School

A few months ago, we brought you news that a Jewish teacher, Brian Schipper, had sued Florence High School for sponsoring a host of religious […]...

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July 31, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Reader’s view: Denver Public School’s chief schools officer on Cheltenham Elementary

Denver Public School’s Chief Schools Officer Susana Cordova wrote the following in response to Nat Stein’s article “Parents complain Denver elementary school principal humiliates Latino […]...

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July 29, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

28 boxes of signatures: Conservative Jeffco Board of Education members face recall

Supporters of the effort to recall three Jefferson County Board of Education members cheered Tuesday as they turned in 28 boxes of petitions to the […]...

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July 28, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Investigator: Twin Peaks Academy entitled to “editorial control” over graduation speech

Twin Peaks Charter Academy didn’t violate valedictorian Evan Young’s legal rights when Principal BJ Buchmann barred the student’s graduation speech, an outside investigation found. At the […]...

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July 28, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Parents complain Denver elementary school principal humiliates Latino students

Guadalupe Arguelles first found out from another mom that her 8-year-old son Julio was forced to eat on the floor in school. When she asked […]...

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July 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Polis pushes federal protections for LGBT students, Gardner votes against them

Boulder Rep. Jared Polis led the drafting and circulation of a letter urging the U.S. Department of Education to do everything in its power to […]...

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July 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Principal of discrimination-charged charter school leaves for similarly-charged district

The Longmont Times-Call reported today that BJ Buchmann, the Twin Peaks Charter principal who refused to allow valedictorian Evan Young to give a graduation speech […]...

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June 23, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

What the Board of Education chair’s turbulent departure says about Colorado schools

If thousands of kids protesting and lawmakers staying up until all hours trying to hash out workable compromises on testing reform didn't tell you that the state of public education in Colorado is pretty contentious these days, than the abrupt...

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June 12, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

80 percent of Denver public school kids have never been to the mountains

It's the kind of stat that seems impossible, yet it's one that Todd Hartman at the Colorado Department of Natural Resources says he hears all the time — though they may very well be able to see them from their...

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June 11, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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