Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Teachers pay, schools, and fairness

The May 10 article on full day kindergarten was revealing, yet left some truths unsaid. Noted was the fact that by the second or third grade students tend to equalize the benefits of full day … more

Letter to the Editor: Glass fans flames of teacher unrest

Recently, in a guest column, Jason Glass made it seem that if the state repaid the “budget stabilization” factor the Jeffco school district could hire 1,000 more teachers or all teachers could … more

Letter to the Editor: Cat-astrophy averted

On May 9, thanks to the valiant efforts of Officer V. Burton of Wheat Ridge Police and the Arvada Fire EMS crew, we were able to rescue my neighbor’s yellow-striped tomcat who had somehow managed … more

Letter to the Editor: Expect trouble from teachers

We hear that Oklahoma’s teachers are on strike because, the average salary of $45,276 requires second jobs to keep off food stamps. We know many folks who work twice as hard and would be pleased … more

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 … more

Letter to the editor: Good news for parents

I’d like to thank the state legislature for passing the Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit bill, HB18-1208, which will make child care more affordable for more families across the … more

Letter to the editor: School funding going up, so why is administration getting so much?

Jeffco schools board gave initial approval for the proposed budget which has more growth in administrators. In fact administration has grown over 25 percent in the last few years. Included in the … more

Letter to the editor: Still no Gold Line!

We in Arvada and the rest of the Gold Line (despite a fully electrified line and a huge bi-level parking lot, in downtown Arvada) is two years overdue, and we are still waiting for train service … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative … more

Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth … more
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