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.
Kristina Saccone of Colorado Succeeds talks about highlights from the new release of Colorado School Grades, which gives parents an easy-to-understand A-through-F rating of Colorado public school performance.
Great Choice Douglas County president Charcie Russell and local retired teacher Debbie Cohen talk about why they support the Douglas County School District’s Choice Scholarship Program.
Douglas County school board president Kevin Larsen celebrates the district’s return to the state’s highest accreditation rating and discusses some of what has gone into the strong performance.
Luke Ragland from Colorado Succeeds talks about the ongoing implementation of Senate Bill 191 and the Colorado Education Association’s decision to appeal a pro-tenure reform court ruling.
Cheri Kiesecker, a Fort Collins mom, discusses U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s recent remarks and other developments related to Common Core and standardized testing.
The dynamic Education Policy Center duo of Ross Izard and Ben DeGrow explain the political power struggle going on in the Jeffco school district, the possibility of recalls, and how some have chosen to bully one female board member.
Jefferson County Students First executive director Sheila Atwell discusses the school board’s now performance pay plan, the goals to increase student achievement, and the true story behind the highly publicized teacher sickouts and student protests.
The Cato Institute’s Jason Bedrick celebrates a New Hampshire court victory for scholarship tax credits, while observing the strategy of school choice opponents to continue with a series of lawsuits against Florida’s highly successful scholarship tax credit program.
Colorado State Board of Education chair Paul Lundeen talks about his goal to give schools and districts more flexibility in the standardized testing regime, while keeping academic results transparent and comparable and the system accountable to parents and taxpayers.