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Must-reads for January 31, 2012

Must-reads for January 31, 2012

Here are my picks for today!  Very powerful commentary from a middle-school music teacher about how sometimes the “unkindest” budget cuts are the most quiet.  And also about how teachers need to take back their profession. An article about how the data...
Must-reads for January 30, 2012

Must-reads for January 30, 2012

Very good stuff today! Why the Common Core Standards, which Colorado has signed on to, will cheapen our kids’ educational experience and make them money-generating fodder for testing companies. Does “competition” really make schools perform better?...
More on the board spending

More on the board spending

Here’s an update on the board spending situation. It was reported recently that I had “Xbox” and “Netflix” charges on my statement.  Those credit-card charges are fraudulent, and we’ve disputed the charges.  We just received word...
Must-reads for January 27, 2012

Must-reads for January 27, 2012

Great stuff for you to read today! First, this is in Spanish, but Denver City Councilman Paul López, District 3, reads to his daughter, Nayeli, as part of DOCA’s One Book, One Denver contest.  It’s great to see him setting the example for southwest Denver...