Thank You Jefferson County School Board

Early this year the Jefferson County School board announced the 2014 negotiations with its Teachers Association will be conducted in open sessions. Please write to the Jefferson County school board and thank them for increasing transparency and providing the opportunity for the community to attend these sessions. Thank the Jefferson County school board HERE. A […]

Stop “one size fits all” Education

Common Core is to education what Obamacare is to healthcare . In both cases you have arrogant but incompetent Washingtonians trying to “fix” what isn’t really broken, by imposing one-size-fits-all “solutions” that create more problems than they solve. But there’s still time to stop Common Core (or at least to force a thoughtful pause before the […]

New Federal School Standards Are Rotten To The “Core”

December 23, 2013J

Can Washington do anything right? The answer, unfortunately, is “not very often.” And what’s true for healthcare is doubly true for public education, where decades of federal meddling have reduced America’s once-proud public education system to a shadow of its former self. Take a moment to tell the Governor not to make it even worse […]

School Reform at Risk in Douglas County

October 08, 2013J

“It’s Working” Initiative Enters New Phase Douglas County residents generally seem pleased with the progress public schools have made in recent years, thanks to bold, reform-minded policies. Yet forward progress isn’t guaranteed — and residents need to remain vigilant about continued reform; otherwise the County will reverse ground and return control of the district to […]

“It’s Working” Campaign to Highlight Benefits of School Reforms in Douglas County

The state’s largest free-market organization, Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Colorado, today launched a multi-faceted education campaign effort aimed at keeping Douglas County Public Schools moving forward with ongoing reforms. This comes in response to efforts by teacher unions and other left-wing special interests to reverse years of progress in the district. AFP Foundation-CO will […]