Indoctrination ban shot down by Douglas County school board

It was the final farewell for three members of the Douglas County Board of Education. One of their last decisions: rejecting a call to punish […]...

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November 25, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Jeffco Board of Education’s housecleaning begins

Housecleaning has begun for the newly elected Jefferson County Board of Education. Brad Miller, the attorney hired by the conservative majority that was ousted in […]...

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November 16, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Auraria students demand debt-free future at Million Student March

Dozens of students walked out of classes yesterday to gather at the center of Denver’s Auraria campus to demand a debt-free future after graduation. The […]...

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November 13, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Attorney Brad Miller resigns from Thompson District. Will he resign from Jeffco?

Brad Miller, the private attorney from Colorado Springs hired to represent two embattled Front Range school boards, resigned from one of them this morning. Miller […]...

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November 10, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Jeffco’s conservative school board majority’s last hurrah

Last week, during the last hurrah for the current Jefferson County Board of Education, the ousted conservative majority, Julie Williams, Board ro-resident Ken Witt and […]...

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November 9, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Students to march for tuition-free public college

DENVER – On Thursday, students from the Auraria campus will be joining others from over 100 colleges and universities for a national day of action demanding tuition-free […]...

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November 9, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

JeffCo voters were pro-recall but not sure where they’re headed

Jefferson County voters cared more about kicking out three conservative school board members than about who replaced them. Recent voter turnout numbers showed that more […]...

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November 6, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Blame Julie Williams for Colorado’s education “reform” fail

It’s probably not altogether fair to put the stunning defeat of so-called education “reformers” around the state on Julie Williams, but let’s do it anyway. […]...

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November 5, 2015 Education, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Bipartisan voters ousted conservative school board majorities

One of the differences in Tuesday night’s election for school boards across the state: voter turnout. It wasn’t significantly higher than in 2013, when conservative […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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