The Colorado Constitution grants local school boards control of instruction of the public schools of their respective districts. But the clause often grows larger than life, with advocates either clinging to or resisting the argument based on the bill before them.
ACE Scholarships, a Colorado-based non-profit that provides partial tuition scholarships to low-income children in grades K-12 to help them attend private schools, is launching “TV commercials, billboards and digital ads” to promote its mission.
U.S. Sens. Mark Udall, D.-Colo., and Tom Udall, D.-N.M., converged this week on the floor of the Senate to plead for a one-year extension of the Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC), which is set to expire at the end of this month.
One takeaway from having attended two of Colorado Secretary of State’s election integrity hearings on the 2012 election, is that Colorado should consider shelving so-called “vote centers” and return to traditional precinct-level voting.
Last week, as the honored recipient of the 2012 Kemp Leadership Award, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., laid out a vision for parent-empowered education reform. On one point especially, Coloradans should take heed.
“If you had to describe the sequence by which Colorado committed itself to the Common Core, it would be ready, fire, aim,” said State Board of Education Chairman Bob Schaffer.
How will implementation of the so-called Common Core standards affect U.S. students and their ability to compete in an increasingly global economy?
Earlier this week I told you that it looked like Right-to-Work legislation was coming to the Big Labor stronghold of Michigan. And has it ever come quickly! Some of Wisconsin’s early 2011 scenes played out yesterday at the State Capitol, as protestors thronged and chanted favorites like, “A people united will never be defeated!” and [...]
Claims of Election Day irregularities, long lines and potential voter fraud in Arapahoe County filled a 90-minute Colorado Secretary of State hearing on Wednesday, held at the Southwest Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce in Centennial.
If you think the incremental budget negotiations in Washington, D.C., are surreal (given that the country is $16 trillion in debt) you need to watch this video of former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., (of Simpson-Bowles fame) kicking it Gangnam Style to urge young citizens to get involved through www.thecankicksback.org