Education Equity Panel

 Education Equity Panel – bringing together diverse perspectives   Date: Saturday, Oct. 10th, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Location: St. Cajetan’s Church on Auraria Campus, 1190 9th St. Denver, 80204   Educational Equity Panel Audience members on Saturday can expect a spirited...

Time for a new conversation

After nearly two decades of talking about data and measurement and the mounds of research and evidence showing the destruction of high-stakes standardized tests and how they damage school cultures, negatively effect all outcomes and waste money and opportunities, the...
Picking a side

Picking a side

The United States Senate will vote today on the reauthorization of the Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA). I have been rather silent on the subject because a failure to reauthorize leaves in place the damaging and expensive consequences of high-stakes testing....

A letter to Sophie

This is a bit of a departure from my standard newsletter. I share a letter writing tradition with my daughters. Each year on my birthday, Christmas and Mother’s day, they write me a letter. I have a journal where I write to each of them. I promised to share it...

A morning show and a meeting

In this newsletter: –  Angela on Colorado and Company tomorrow, Thursday between 10-11am MST, channel 9 or watch live here: http://coloradoandco.com/video/live/default.aspx –  Gratitude is the best form of advocacy :Thanking Colorado’s legislative leaders...

The Gov, baseball, HBO and T-shirts

Yep, we’ve gone MAINSTREAM In this newsletter: – We are meeting with the Lt. Governor; is there something you would like to SAY? – The video you will want to share! – What’s more American than Baseball and Apple Pie? Civil disobedience....