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The Chief Operating Officer for the school district. Mr. Steve Bell tried to tell the school board it could save over $3.5 million by closing 5 schools. That is an average of about $600,000 per … more
In what might have been the most ironic part of the nearly six hour school board meeting on Jan. 26, the school board once again discussed moving sixth graders to middle school. This time they did so … more
Wheat Ridge has lost hundreds of elementary school seats from school closures or reorganizations in recent years. In 2011, Martensen Elementary was closed and students moved. The district claimed … more
The Jeffco school board is considering a proposal to spend $25 million to build additional classrooms at a few select middle schools to support moving sixth graders out of elementary schools. … more
The Jeffco school board wants to find $25 million to provide salary increases for staff members. This is twice what was proposed in ballot measure 3A which failed in November of 2016. So the … more
Colorado provides $2,070 less per pupil annually for K-12 education than the national average. While voters agreed to help fill the shortfall in 26 other school districts, the Jeffco school mill levy … more
I have no problem with having people come to the United States to better themselves and their families, but what I do have a problem with is a lot of those people (not all) come to this country and … more
Recently, one of your readers offered "humble" advice to Donald Trump as Mr Trump was about to assume the presidency. Though it is likely any advice offered Mr Trump will fall on deaf ears, now that … more
Addressing the treatment of Superintendent of Jefferson County Schools, the honorable Dan McMinimee, by the Jefferson County Board of Education. Are we, the Jeffco taxpayers, going to allow this … more
At all levels, political division continues to hijack important conversations. In Jeffco, it's my sincere hope that we can begin to come together in the best interest of the 86,000 students in our … more
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