University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Prof. Joshua Dunn talks about the Colorado Education Association’s lawsuit to protect teacher tenure, contrasted with a California court case brought in the name of students to force reforms of teacher tenure.
Elizabeth Davis, principal of Colorado Calvert Academy, discusses the role of a new online education task force she’s serving on and shares thoughts on how digital learning opportunities can help serve students.
Robert Rumfelt of Liberty Watch explains how opponents of reform in Thompson School District have manufactured a controversy against the new conservative school board majority, making it as far as the pages of the Denver Post.
Tim Farmer from the Professional Association of Colorado Educators discusses teachers’ perspectives on School Choice Week, education funding, teacher licensure, and open union negotiations.
Todd Engdahl of Chalkbeat Colorado highlights the school funding and other K-12 policy debates emerging at the State Capitol as the legislative session gets underway.
Kristina Saccone from Colorado Succeeds explains how to find the latest grade for your school’s performance, and how parents can get involved to help the school improve or to choose another educational option.
Sheila Atwell of Jeffco Students First talks about making local education reforms possible by giving voice to parents who are concerned about the direction of schools, and discusses the prospects for positive changes in Colorado’s largest school district.
Senior education policy analyst Ben DeGrow highlights the upcoming December 15 deadline for Colorado Education Association members to request up to $63 in Every Member Option political refunds.
The Colorado Education Association sent a pre-emptive message this year to teachers, telling them to “beware” information from the Independence Institute on the Every Member Option political refund.
Education Policy Center director Pam Benigno looks back to what motivated her early involvement in K-12 reform and looks forward to student-friendly changes Colorado could adopt, including scholarship tax credits.