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Tag Archives: school board

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

This Denver High School student is running for a school board seat. (Yes, he’s 18)

Auontai “Tay” Anderson is student body president of Manual High School, chair of the Colorado High School Democrats and command sergeant major of the Junior […]...

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April 4, 2017 Politics, The Mix

Jeffco teachers have a new long-term contract, but unrest remains

The Jefferson County school board on Thursday approved a long-term deal with the school district’s teachers union, which includes $10.4 million in pay increases for the next academic year....

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June 3, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Douglas County family flees ‘Big Brother’ school reform

Debbie Gurley moved to Douglas County for its school system. Now, because of the school system, she’s moving out. She and her husband bought their […]...

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May 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

MiDian Holmes steps aside, will not take Denver school board seat

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar and Eric Gorski on April 14, 2016   MiDian Holmes announced on her Facebook page Thursday night that […]...

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April 15, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver school board knew of child abuse conviction before appointing new board member

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 13, 2016 The Denver school board knew about parent activist MiDian Holmes’ decade-old misdemeanor child abuse […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers vote to align school board campaign disclosures with other races

Campaign finance disclosures in school board elections should be aligned with those of other races in Colorado, a panel of state lawmakers decided Monday night. […]...

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March 22, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Proposed school board ethics commission would hear open-meetings, open-records complaints

As a target of last fall’s recall election in Jefferson County, the now former president of the school board hoped to prove his critics wrong […]...

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February 3, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Battle’s over: Thompson School District and teachers union sign contract

The Loveland-based Thompson School District and its teachers union, the Thompson Education Association, declared a truce after eight months of fighting over who will represent […]...

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December 4, 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

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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