Tax-funded financial aid “results in increased tuition, leading to political pressure to further increase aid. This in turn leads to higher tuitions
by Ben DeGrow
Colorado is one key step closer to distinguishing teachers who effectively help students learn from those who don’t. But we certainly haven’t overcome every obstacle to delivering top-notch instruction.
House Bill 1001’s “rule review evaluation of educator effectiveness” quickly sailed through the Colorado Legislature with only a single vote against, before Gov. John Hickenlooper [...]
Pro-Bowl linebacker Jason Taylor: “It’s important to let the kids know, and the people who are holding the kids back know, that there’s a lot of kids with a lot of potential. … They just need a chance. … Look, the parents are still paying tax dollars. If [the students] can’t play in the school system, then give the tax money back.”
Published in the Boulder Daily Camera: Don’t fret if you supported Prop. 103. You’re still free to donate more of your earnings to tax-funded schools. You just can’t force others to do so. But if you really care about quality education, you’d want to choose the school to support.
by Pam Benigno
Technological advances are continually creating new opportunities to effectively educate Colorado’s K-12 students through online learning. Colorado needs to look forward in protecting an environment for innovation, while balancing needed accountability for cyberschool operators.
Two decades of open public school enrollment have given Colorado families a gift that continues to be unwrapped. Today, Colorado [...]