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, […]
On Wednesday, July 31, senior education policy analyst Ben DeGrow moderated discussion for “Choice in Education is Good for Children, Parents, and Teachers,” an event sponsored by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation.
On November 3, Ben DeGrow participated on a discussion panel at CU-Boulder following the Colorado premiere of the documentary film American Teacher.
On October 25, senior policy analyst Ben DeGrow led a lively and thoughtful conversation on education reform Colorado-style with the Colorado Springs chapter of Liberty on the Rocks.
Senior education policy analyst Ben DeGrow gave a presentation on how school vouchers work, with special emphasis on Colorado’s groundbreaking Douglas County Choice Scholarship Program, as part of a community-sponsored panel presentation on July 18 in Monument, Colo. The event was sponsored by Lewis-Palmer Direction 38 — a citizen group committed to successful schools — to discuss the theme of “School Choice and Building Community Relations,” and hosted at Monument Academy K-8 charter school
On March 12, 2011, senior policy analyst Ben DeGrow was privileged to address more than 50 members and guests at the North Suburban Republican Forum in Thornton, Colo. After introducing some of the Education Policy Center’s media products and sharing some background on the history of school choice and on research supporting school choice, Ben […]
At the Colorado Cyberschool Association Day at the Capitol Event on February 24, 2011, education policy analyst Ben DeGrow presented some school choice resources to parents and educators in attendance.
On July 19 Education Policy Center Pamela Benigno addressed a group of state grassroots education leaders at a National Coalition of Public School Options meeting in Washington, D.C. Her presentation on the importance of parent power was well-received by the audience.