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I wanted to speak out against Senate Bill 61. This Senate bill pretends it is about equality for all students. But equality is not in treating everyone the same, but rather treating everyone … more
Republicans hate Obamacare because it takes money from the wealthy to assist Americans who need help obtaining decent medical care. They think less fortunates should stand on their own two feet and … more
This year’s self-inflicted budget “crisis” is part of a larger calamity that we’ve seen developing in Jeffco schools since we moved here from Alberta Canada seven years ago. Unfortunately, it is one that district management and boards have … more
As your Jeffco Board of Education, we make it our core mission to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. Funding challenges at the state level (Colorado owes K-12 education over $800 million a year, and that … more
March is National Nutrition Month, and in my recent work for an organization that provides nutritional counseling, I learned a lot about healthy eating, weight loss and wellness and, no, my extensive knowledge about losing weight is not just from … more
I wrote last week about the “Hollow Person,” who completeness as a person — their relative proximity to the Best Self — is dependent on their willingness to put forth maximum effort. Before I proceed with the role of teachers and coaches in … more
Sunshine is good for democracy. At least that's what we journalists think, and the Founding Fathers seemed to agree, judging by the First Amendment. March 12-18 is Sunshine Week - an annual, … more
The 40 West Arts District hosted its first district-wide art walk of 2017 on March 3, with hundreds of art lovers checking out galleries and art exhibitions in the district. more
Recent articles in the newspaper covering parents triumphantly defending their schools, to prevent closure, sounds wonderful. No budget cuts to student programming, another recent headline, also … more
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