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Douglas County parents taking a page from Jefferson County, start fake social media page

Douglas County parents taking a page from Jefferson County, start fake social media page

Though the creators of the false charter coalition page remain anonymous, the page appears to be supported by well-known political activists opposed to the Douglas County Board of Education’s conservative majority.

By Sherrie Peif · March 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Douglas County, Education, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized
A group of students from Imagine Classical Academy in Colorado Springs cheer for school choice at the School Choice Rally on the West steps of the Capitol on Jan. 26, 2017.

Charter school funding bill gaining bipartisan support; Dems get support on amendment

“It would be easier and more politically expedient, if I just voted no on this bill. But I can’t do that because our public education system is broken.” — Democrat Senator Dominick Moreno.

By Sherrie Peif · March 12, 2017 · 0 comments · Education, Gold Dome, Sherrie Peif, Taxes, Top News, Uncategorized
TABOR bill sponsor responds to constituents and bows out; says he will vote against changes

TABOR bill sponsor responds to constituents and bows out; says he will vote against changes

I have decided to take my name off HB 1187 and will be voting against it.

By Sherrie Peif · March 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Linda Gorman, Sherrie Peif, TABOR, Taxes, Uncategorized
Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Senate Bill would equalize funding for charter schools

Proponents say since charter school students are public school students, and they should have equal access to money collected through property taxes.

By Sherrie Peif · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Elections, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Taxes, Uncategorized
Reason #4 most Americans don’t ride transit: Lack of privacy and security

Reason #4 most Americans don’t ride transit: Lack of privacy and security

For potential transit riders, perception trumps reality. A woman may only have to suffer one or two experiences with groping or other forms of sexual harassment before she decides to never ride transit again.

By · January 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
A conflict of visions on transportation funding

A conflict of visions on transportation funding

Senator Cooke cautioned upon the necessity of having new road funds entirely committed to road transportation projects.

By Bruce Baker · January 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Gender wage gap myth still being perpetuated

Gender wage gap myth still being perpetuated

It shouldn’t take an economist to understand that if fewer women study feminist theory in college and more women study electrical engineering, they will have access to higher-paying jobs.

By Paul Prentice Ph.D. · January 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
DRCOG planning a gridlocked future for Denver Metro Area

DRCOG planning a gridlocked future for Denver Metro Area

The convenience of short travel times enhances each person’s participation in the free market.

By Bruce Baker · December 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Denver, Transportation, Uncategorized, Westminster
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Former state Speaker of the House disagrees with NAACP on charter school resolution

“They’re reading propaganda from the anti-charter folks. It doesn’t do anything but show the NAACP is out of step with the rest of African Americans in this country who want a good quality education for their students and support charter schools.”

By Sherrie Peif · November 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Education, K-12 Transparancy, Sherrie Peif, Uncategorized
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Amendment 69 and ColoradoCare: If you like your doctor, you might not get to keep your doctor

Amendment 69 isn’t about keeping your doctor, it’s about whether you will have access to one at all.

By Linda Gorman · November 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized