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Amy Oliver Show: Falcon 49 Forges Smarter Budget Path

Falcon 49 Chief Business Officer Brett Ridgway explains how his school district’s unique model pushes important budget decisions down to the school level.

Freedom Minute: Education Debit Card

Senior education policy analyst Ben DeGrow introduces the Education Debit Card, a school choice program that is gaining popularity in different states.

Amy Oliver Show: Fund Helps Meet Charter Facilities Needs

Northstar Commercial Partners Founder and CEO Brian Watson talks about his group’s Education Opportunity Fund, which provides facilities expertise and support to Colorado charter schools.

Devil’s Advocate: The Education Elephant in the Room

Dr. Donna Nicholson and Dr. Karen Kay Harveydiscuss their new book, Sacred Elephants: The Catastrophic Crisis in Education Impacting the Decline of America. How is our education system failing our kids today?

Amy Oliver Show: Where is Colorado GOP on Education Reform?

Denver Post education reporter Eric Gorski shares where he sees Colorado Republicans coming down on K-12 education issues such as testing, accountability, and teacher evaluations.

Amy Oliver Show: Veteran Educators Take On K-12 Sacred Elephants

Veteran educators and Sacred Elephants co-authors Karen Harvey and Donna Nicholson share their diagnosis of what’s ailing our schools and offer solutions to get us back on the right path.

Amy Oliver Show: Successful Windsor Charter to Open High School

Windsor Charter Academy principal Rebecca Teeples talks about what brings families to her K-8 Core Knowledge school, and shares the news that a high school campus will be opening this fall.

Video: Colorado Celebrates School Choice Week 2015

On January 26, 2015, a diverse group of students, parents, teachers, and school leaders gathered at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver to kick off National School Choice Week. Featured speakers – including a K-12 scholarship recipient, former school board member, high school teacher, and Democratic and Republican state legislators – highlighted the power of […]

Amy Oliver Show: K-12 Testing, Funding Take Stage at State Capitol

Chalkbeat Colorado statehouse reporter Todd Engdahl lays out the big K-12 education debates at the Capitol — from standardized testing to school finance and student data privacy.

Amy Oliver Show: Dougco Board Member Talks Testing Changes

Douglas County Board of Education director Craig Richardson discusses his vision for local innovation, and shares some insights regarding the testing debate unfolding at the State Capitol.