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Tag Archives: Barbara O\’brien

Barbara O’Brien has three challengers for her DPS board seat so far — and one almost pulled a big upset two years ago

A Denver father who narrowly lost a seat on the Denver Public Schools board to a well-known incumbent two years ago is running again this […]...

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July 13, 2017 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Board of Ed races: Deeply political, charged and spendy

Candidates in the Denver Board of Education races filed campaign finance reports Tuesday. The "reform" candidates are winning the money war....

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October 16, 2013 Education, The Mix
Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

GOLDEN-- On his eighth trip to swing-state Colorado this election year, President Obama came to this scenic town in battleground Jefferson County to energize and recruit ground troops to help his campaign win the state's nine electoral college votes, just...

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September 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Dems to hold unity rally Thursday

Dems to hold unity rally Thursday

In the wake of a race that saw attacks ads slung and supporters clashing between former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff and Sen. Michael Bennet, the Colorado Democratic Party put out a press release this morning announcing it was hosting...

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August 11, 2010 Blog, Politics
Lt Governor O’Brien defends US Dept of Education against GOP attacks

Lt Governor O’Brien defends US Dept of Education against GOP attacks

Lt. Gov. Barbara O’Brien, the administration’s top education advocate and the lead author of the state’s Race to the Top grant applications, this weekend fired […]...

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June 14, 2010 Blog, Education, Politics
Colorado re-enters Race to the Top education-funding program

Colorado re-enters Race to the Top education-funding program

After failing to make the grade in the first-round federal Race to the Top education funding competition in March, Colorado has pulled back into the […]...

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June 1, 2010 Blog, Education, Politics
Colorado loses first-round Race to the Top education stimulus cash

Colorado loses first-round Race to the Top education stimulus cash

Colorado failed to win millions of first-round federal Race to the Top dollars, which may not be a bad thing in the long run, according […]...

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March 29, 2010 Blog, Education, Politics
News from the schools: Colo. spending on schools dismal and getting worse

News from the schools: Colo. spending on schools dismal and getting worse

A brief shocking but not surprising piece posted at the Great Education website today is making waves. It was also posted at the politics-insider Colorado […]...

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January 14, 2010 Blog, Politics
Lt. Gov. O’Brien wrapping up application for federal education-reform funds

Lt. Gov. O’Brien wrapping up application for federal education-reform funds

While Gov. Bill Ritter navigates the media storm set in motion by the surprise announcement that he will not run for reelection in 2010, Lt. Governor Barbara O’Brien is busy wrapping up the Colorado application to win K-12 school funding...

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January 6, 2010 Center Well, Politics
When you care enough to send the very best vaccination reminder

When you care enough to send the very best vaccination reminder

Colorado parents of infants will soon begin to receive a Hallmark card… reminding them to vaccinate their children! This week, Lt. Gov. Barbara O’Brien announced […]...

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December 31, 2009 Blog

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […]

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