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  • New “Article V Information Center” Helps Federal Reform Efforts0

    • April 16, 2015

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2015 Contact: Rob Natelson, 303-279-6536, ext. 114 or Rob@i2i.org New “Article V Information Center” Helps Federal Reform Efforts DENVER — The burgeoning “convention of states” movement wants to save the republic, and the Independence Institute is pitching in to help. The Institute’s new “Article V Information Center” website provides journalists,

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  • Tick, Tock: Accountability Clock Leading Some CO School Districts to Watershed0

    • April 9, 2015

    Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Not many clocks today actually make that noise anymore. But even with the digital timepieces we’re more accustomed to now (and are pretty much all little people like me have known), if you set the alarm you know that it’s bound to go off at some point. Whether it’s a soothing […]

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  • Middle-Income Families Have Long Track Record in Building Colorado Charters0

    • April 7, 2015

    Even someone as young as me has heard the familiar expression, “Everything old is new again.” That’s what I couldn’t help thinking today when my Education Policy Center friends told me about Richard Whitmire’s new Education Next piece titled “More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters.” Maybe that’s just because I’m so attuned to watching these things […]

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  • Denver’s SchoolChoice Program Keeps Growing0

    • March 16, 2015

    I love when people talk about school choice as a “movement.” The word just does such a good job of conveying a sense of momentum and highlighting the fact that an increasing number of families are looking for more options for their kids. A Chalkbeat story illustrated that kind of momentum this morning, reporting that […]

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  • Myth-Buster Marcus Winter Blows Up Anti-Charter Talking Points… Again0

    • March 12, 2015

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for longer than I’ve been alive, then most likely you’ve heard of the show MythBusters. As the name would imply, the show’s hosts are out to disprove some commonly held misperceptions. What’s really cool is sometimes these guys get to crash things and blow up stuff to help […]

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  • Harrison: More About Real Performance Pay than Former Presidents0

    • February 16, 2015

    What kind of a holiday is Presidents Day anyway? For many kids, it’s just a great excuse to stay home from school. Speaking of which, yours truly decided to dig up eight little factoids about Colorado public schools named after former U.S. presidents: Hardly a shock, “Lincoln” is the most popular presidential school name with […]

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