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Tag Archives: Betsy DeVos

Congressman Jared Polis is more worried about Congress than about Betsy DeVos. Here’s why.

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis worries more about Congress creating bad education policy than about U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos enacting it. But that doesn’t mean […]...

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March 7, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gardner finally has a town hall, but you had to bring your own phone

Sen. Cory Gardner finally had a town hall, just not the kind that protesters had been insisting on. It was tele-town hall. Gardner was in […]...

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March 1, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Trump calls education ‘the civil rights issue of our time’ — and asks for a school choice bill

“Education is the civil rights issue of our time,” President Donald Trump said Tuesday night. The line inserted a bit of boilerplate — and bipartisan […]...

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March 1, 2017 Education, Just In, Uncategorized

DougCo school voucher lawsuit nearing critical junction

Proponents of school vouchers in Douglas County have spent 16 months waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if it will consider their appeal […]...

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February 27, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The Cory Gardner town hall that didn’t include Cory Gardner (he declined)

The New Yorker goes to Fort Collins to see a town hall. The only thing missing — and I’ll bet you’re ahead of me here – […]...

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February 23, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Colorado educators, lawmakers split on education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos

Colorado’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, is getting an earful from Colorado education advocates and lawmakers about Betsy DeVos. Bennet sits on the Senate […]...

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January 30, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sen. Michael Bennet to Betsy DeVos: Come visit Denver, where school choice is different

Could the next Republican secretary of education soon be visiting Denver Public Schools, a popular destination for the last two Democrats who’ve held the job? […]...

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January 18, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Insurance for all? Is Trump winning despite terrible polls? Or is it all just a joke?

Donald Trump says his replacement for Obamacare will offer “insurance to everybody” and that “Congress can’t get cold feet.” Is he serious about that? Would […]...

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January 16, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]...

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January 9, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Conservative education reform has “window of opportunity” in 2017

Equal funding for charter schools failed to gain enough traction in the 2016 legislative session. But Republican state Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs, who […]...

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December 21, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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The Home Front: Investigators confirm probe into gas well near house explosion

“Investigators confirmed Wednesday that they’re looking at a 24-year-old well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as part of their probe into the house explosion that […]

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