Colorado Charter Schools Lead the Nation

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the only test given in all 50 states, and it’s conducted every two years with students in 4th and 8th [...]

Amendment 73 could harm police and fire budgets

Currently the Gallagher amendment in Colorado requires that 55% of the state’s property tax comes from commercial property and 45% from residential. The commercial property is set constantly at [...]

ICYMI-Congressman Polis thinks private school is only for rich kids

Earlier this month there were questions asked of Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton by Chalkbeat. The entire story is here: https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2018/07/10/colorado-2018-election-where-jared-polis-and-walker-stapleton-stand-on-education/ The most disturbing of the responses were Congressman Polis' [...]

Janus in 4 Minutes

Don’t have time to read Janus? Don’t worry, we read all 49 pages for you. Here is a 4 minute version in mostly words directly from the court: *All [...]

David beat Goliath, Just so you know…

Chalkbeat recently summarized a major hurdle low income Colorado kids faced when trying to opt into a better school district: https://chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2018/06/21/change-in-colorado-law-sets-up-a-david-and-goliath-school-choice-battle-no-one-saw-coming/ A superintendent of a small district is worried [...]

First Amendment 101 and a $2 Million Lie

The nation is awaiting a US Supreme Court decision better known as “Janus” on whether or not a union can force a public employee to pay union dues against [...]

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