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  • Union Silliness Brightens My Snowy Day0

    • November 17, 2015

    A little humor is always appreciated on a cold, snowy day like today. I could tell you knock-knock jokes, or show you a video of kittens chasing balls of yarn, or maybe even share a witty meme. Or, I could just talk about the latest antics of the teachers union. Most of my faithful readers […]

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  • Ugly Smear Column Tries, Fails to Shove Conservative Education Reform Aside0

    • November 11, 2015

    I hope you all enjoyed a nice, long break from recent depressing edu-happenings over the last few days. I also hope that your disappointment is tempered by hope for the future. As my friend Ross Izard pointed out in a recent op-ed—and as my dad always says—it ain’t over ‘til the fat lady sings. I never have […]

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  • Yes, Election Night Happened, But Keep Your Chins Up, Colorado Reformers0

    • November 5, 2015

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, school board elections happened in Colorado this week. Ok, so I promised to give you a full report yesterday. But I got a little busy crying in my Cheerios with some important stuff to do. Do I really need to review what happened with the Teachers Union Empire Strikes Back? After all, […]

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  • Elections and Budget Gaps Make for a Really Interesting Education Week0

    • November 3, 2015

    Tonight is the night, my friends. Tonight is the night that future of local education reform is decided in our backyards. You can bet that Ed will be watching the events unfold, and that I’ll be giving you a full report tomorrow. You can also watch a few of the big districts, including Jeffco and […]

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  • Look Under the District 38 School Board Campaign Mask0

    • October 29, 2015

    The week of Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. I can practically taste the candy in my mouth right now. One of the perks of being a perpetual 5-year-old is the unending chance to go Trick-or-Treat year after year without any sense of self-consciousness or guilt. It also happens to be […]

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  • Get Past the High Drama and Give Reform a Chance to Succeed0

    • October 27, 2015

    Some days I wish that improving schools for all students and giving all families access to the best educational options were easier to accomplish. But change can be difficult, especially when self-interested groups have their power and prestige at stake. Emotions are tense and high in Jefferson County, where a fact-challenged, union-backed recall election against […]

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