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Group Calls for One Year Pause in Common Core Rollout

January 23, 2014

Letter to governor accompanied by online petition and Stotsky events Parker – Americans for Prosperity-Colorado, the state’s largest grassroots free-market group, today, urged Gov. John Hickenlooper to order a one year pause in implementing the latest federal education fad called Common Core. Common Core is growing in controversy and causing a parent backlash across the country [...]

Open Letter to Gov. Hickenlooper on Common Core

January 16, 2014 J

January 21, 2014 The Honorable John Hickenlooper Governor The State Capitol 200 E. Colfax Denver, CO 80203 Dear Governor Hickenlooper: In politics, as in life, there’s no shame in admitting that a decision made in haste or passion turned out, on deeper reflection, to have been a mistake. That’s why Americans for Prosperity and its [...]

Denver-Area Activist Joins AFP’s Team Colorado

January 14, 2014

Molly Vogt Brings Proven Grassroots Leadership to the Job Parker – Colorado’s largest grassroots free market group today announced the hiring of Denver-area activist Molly Vogt as the second of two field coordinators in the state, bringing the number of state chapter staff to four. Along with Northern Colorado Field Coordinator Rudy Zitti, Vogt will [...]

Deeds Mean More than Words, Governor Hickenlooper

January 09, 2014

Americans for Prosperity-Colorado State Director Dustin Zvonek released the following statement in response to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s January 9th State of the State address.  “This governor has been masterful at sounding very reasonable in public pronouncements, but then turning around and supporting pieces of legislation and policies that betray a much more radical side, so [...]

Key Common Core Critic Sandra Stotsky Coming to Colorado

January 07, 2014

Should National Backlash Prompt Second Thoughts Here? Fort Collins – Americans for Prosperity and allied groups are bringing a key critic of the latest federal education fad to Colorado later this month to answer the question: What’s so controversial about Common Core? Dr. Stotsky, a renowned educator and expert on the problems with Common Core, [...]