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Tag Archives: Vouchers

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

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

Lawsuit from conservative group challenges Douglas County voucher program barring religious schools

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 19, 2016   A conservative legal group representing three Douglas County families filed a federal lawsuit […]...

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April 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

DougCo won’t fund religious schools, private schools still a go

  Douglas County’s school board may have decided it has little chance of winning a U.S. Supreme Court battle defending a program that uses taxpayer […]...

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March 16, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Homebrew: Forest Service burns budgets fighting Western fires

Burning money National Forests in Colorado are losing their annual budgets to firefighting efforts across the West, reports the Aspen Times. That means road construction […]...

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September 4, 2015 Just In, Wiretap
Merrifield’s Back, Ready To Thwack

Merrifield’s Back, Ready To Thwack

The understatement of the year, so far, would be that state Rep. Michael Merrifield has had a bit of a rough patch. On Jan. 3, […]...

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May 21, 2007 Politics
Morse: Merrifield’s Enemies Have “Overreached”

Morse: Merrifield’s Enemies Have “Overreached”

State Sen. John Morse has one thing to say about some people who are continuing to viciously attack Rep. Michael Merrifield, including actually making fun […]...

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April 6, 2007 Uncategorized
Hellfire And Damnation

Hellfire And Damnation

It all started with Al Franken calling Rush Limbaugh a Big Fat Idiot. Well not, really. Rush Limbaugh kind of started it first, with his […]...

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April 1, 2007 Uncategorized
Voucher Argument Fails Republicans

Voucher Argument Fails Republicans

School vouchers are still a hot topic in some Republican circles in Colorado, particularly in one Jefferson County race where education issues have always been a top priority.

The vouchers issue probably single-handedly killed the campaign of Republican Ramey Johnson...

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July 24, 2006 Uncategorized

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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