Opinion editorials related to schools & education reform.
Which of the following do you think was the funding priority of the Democratic majority for the recently completed legislative session in Colorado: yet another study on bees or grants for schools to help kids learn math?
While schools are now returning to normal, one area that districts continue to struggle with is a significant shortage of bus drivers. Across the state, districts are reporting bus driver shortages ranging from 15% to a stunning 40% of jobs that are vacant.
Since 2017, I have had the privilege of spending time listening and learning from parents, students, and educators in Adams 14 school district, based in Commerce City. I have heard the stories of struggle, determination and broken promises.
Families & Kids Have Been Flexible with Every COVID Curveball. Schools Haven’t Been Nearly as Nimble. Time to Start Funding Families & Students Directly
The COVID-19 pandemic, which began as a shock to our lives in 2020 and continues to affect everything we do as a nation, changed the fabric and rituals of daily life across this country.
We’ve failed our children for far too long. The numbers are so astonishing it’s hard to even process what this means for our students and our society as a whole.
Rather than solve the real crisis of teacher pay, whose salaries are determined by local school boards, instead this past year the Legislature passed a law to allow elected school board members to pay themselves.
An uprising by parents in key school board races across the state Tuesday has opened the schoolhouse doors to fresh thinking, needed reforms — and new hope for many Colorado kids.