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  • Westminster’s Annual CBS Summit

    Westminster’s Annual CBS Summit0

    • October 10, 2019

    Between October 9 and 11, Westminster Public Schools is hosting the second iteration of its educator and administrator summit intended to showcase and explain the Competency Based System (CBS) used to structure curriculum and instruction at all of the district’s schools. CBS, which has now been in place at WPS for over half a decade,

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  • A Colorado School District’s Dubious Union Agreement Under Scrutiny0

    • September 9, 2019

    Until a little over a year ago, public sector unions across the United States frequently employed the practice of collecting “fair share provisions” or “agency fees” from employees who had opted out of full union membership.  These payments amounted to a prearranged sum of money designed to correspond solely to the costs of the union’s

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  • A Colorado School District’s Dubious Union Agreement Under Scrutiny

    A Colorado School District’s Dubious Union Agreement Under Scrutiny0

    • September 9, 2019

    Until a little over a year ago, public sector unions across the United States frequently employed the practice of collecting “fair share provisions” or “agency fees” from employees who had opted out of full union membership.  These payments amounted to a prearranged sum of money designed to correspond solely to the costs of the union’s

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  • Teacher Safety Is School Safety0

    • August 27, 2019

    The Colorado Department of Education annually records the number of serious behavioral incidents by students that occurred on school or district grounds. Individual school reports can be found on SchoolView.org.  Similar practices have been adopted in many other states, and although these incident reports are valuable, in the vast majority of states they do not

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  • Teacher Safety Is School Safety

    Teacher Safety Is School Safety0

    • August 27, 2019

    The Colorado Department of Education annually records the number of serious behavioral incidents by students that occurred on school or district grounds. Individual school reports can be found on SchoolView.org.  Similar practices have been adopted in many other states, and although these incident reports are valuable, in the vast majority of states they do not

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  • Study Series Examines how Denver and Other Cities Compare to Their States0

    • August 15, 2019

    With the CMAS results being released today, it is worthwhile to take a few minutes and consider an example of how the data made available by standardized tests is being used by education researchers. For several years now, Stanford University’s Center for Research on Academic Outcomes (CREDO) has been publishing reports on the performance of

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