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Why, at their Jan. 11 meeting, did the Jeffco school board take it upon themselves to swiftly pass a consent agenda item making it more difficult for parents to know if their children’s … more
Isn’t it time balance returned to the Jeffco school board? Don’t we need a couple of board members willing to ask what needs to happen to improve student achievement? I think yes, and … more
For anyone who did not know, the Jefferson County school board recently released CMAS state test results. I was happy to see some gains but shocked that 50 percent of third graders do not meet the … more
As my wife recently said, sarcastically, “I see the tracks and the ( massive) parking garage in downtown Arvada, but where are the trains?” So are we in Arvada and Wheat Ridge doomed … more
Don’t be Fooled AgainThis fall voters will be asked to select a school board. Two years ago, all community members, teachers and students were misled into recalling three school board members. … more
At the Sept. 14 Jefferson County School Board forum, there was much agreement across all candidates with respect to their support of many issues including school choice, transparency, student … more
As a parent of a child who attends a public charter school in Jeffco, I was very disappointed in Rupert’s, Harmon’s and Mitchell’s response regarding public charters at candidate … more
Yes, renewables as an alternative to coal is good. Colorado is doing a good job toward that end. From 2010 to 2016 our electricity from renewables doubled, now at 20 percent of total. We ranked … more
Alarm bells about school board racesUntil 2015, school board races got little to no attention. In fact, in 2013 school board races had so little attention in Jeffco, three candidates were elected … more
School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more
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