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2015 School Board Candidate Briefing Materials

The Education Policy Center has received numerous requests for the information it provided to school board candidates across Colorado this year. One of the Center’s primary goals is to educate local education leaders about important education policy issues, thereby equipping them to make smart, well-informed decisions in their school districts. As part of that effort, […]

Video: Unions Abuse Non-Union Teacher Paychecks

Check out this new Independent Teachers video about what happens when a non-union school employee who is forced to opt out of paying union fees every year misses the deadline because of family medical emergencies:

From the YouTube summary:
Due to family medical hardships, non-union Pueblo school employee Becky Robertson missed an annual deadline to opt out [...]

Devil’s Advocate: Race to the Top and National Standards

Watch this 3-part YouTube replay of the June 4 Devil’s Advocate with host Jon Caldara, featuring a debate between state senator Michael Johnston and State Board of Education member Peggy Littleton about whether Colorado should adopt the Common Core Standards.