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Posts Tagged ‘education’

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

I’ve finally managed to do something in the world that has an impact.  It’s called Trip Tracker.  I work for Boulder Valley School District’s Transportation Department.  For almost everyone, school district transportation departments mean [...]

Superintendents to Speak on “Colorado Commits to Kids” School Funding

Superintendents to Speak on “Colorado Commits to Kids” School Funding

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:15 AM - 12:30 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce Street, Louisville, 80027 Who and What: Dr. Bruce Messinger, Superintendent of the Boulder Valley School District, and Dr. Don Haddad, [...]

Colorado’s Looming Budget Crisis

Colorado’s Looming Budget Crisis

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on February 24, 2012, former Boulder City Council member and leading civic figure DeAnne Butterfield depicted the scope of Colorado’s long-term, fiscal, structural deficit and outlined some possible remedies. [...]

BVSD: You’ve Got Mail

BVSD:  You’ve Got Mail

With just a few days to gather signatures, the following letter was submitted at the March 8th Boulder Valley School Board meeting with 164 signatures from staff and teachers at 5 high schools and 2 middle schools:   We, the undersigned [...]

NYTimes.com | Grading New York Teachers – When the Formulas Lie

NYTimes.com | Grading New York Teachers – When the Formulas Lie

You would think the Department of Education would want to replicate Ms. Isaacson — who has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia — and sprinkle Ms. Isaacsons all over town. Instead, the department’s accountability experts [...]

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Our Colorado state legislature is currently considering SB 126, the Colorado ASSET bill, legislation that would permit undocumented students to pay unsubsidized in-state tuition in Colorado (i.e., students would not qualify for Colorado Opportunity [...]

Brookings | The 2010 Brown Center Report on American Education

Brookings | The 2010 Brown Center Report on American Education

Two myths of international assessments are debunked—the first, that the United States once led the world on international tests of achievement. It never has. The second myth is that Finland leads the world in education, with China and India coming [...]

Colorado Independent | CU Students rally to support ASSET bill to provide in-state tuition for undocumented students

Colorado Independent | CU Students rally to support ASSET bill to provide in-state tuition for undocumented students

Over 100 CU students braved the fierce cold on Wednesday to show support for SB 126, which would grant undocumented Colorado students access to higher education through in-state tuition. Last week, Rep. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, and Sen. Michael [...]

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Boulder Valley School District Superintendent Chris King is leaving BVSD and the school board will begin its search for a new superintendent soon.  According to the Daily Camera, school board president Ken Roberge said that they haven't yet [...]

Colorado Independent | Undocumented Colorado Youth Feel Trapped, Call for Change

Colorado Independent | Undocumented Colorado Youth Feel Trapped, Call for Change

Maria, 22, left Zacatecas, Mexico, at the age of twelve to join her mother who had been working in the United States for four years. “It wasn’t the country that I was looking forward to. I mean I just wanted to go to my mom, even if it [...]