Standing before a room of voters who had come to hear Republican candidates talk about education, Lynn Emrick made her pitch: “I decided to step up and run for this seat because I feel like our education system is in a real crisis. … My only agenda will be your child’s success.”
CO Statehouse Candidate Vows To ‘Increase Parental Choice’ in Schools After Co-Founding Christian School
Lynn Emrick, a Colorado statehouse candidate who helped co-found a private Christian school in Wheat Ridge, has pledged to “increase parental choice” in schools if she’s elected.
A proclamation targeting transgender students and Colorado’s public accommodations and non-discrimination laws, approved by the board of Monument Academy drew criticism from parents, students, and staff members of the district during a Board of Education meeting yesterday.
Students in Colorado crossed school district boundaries a little more than usual during the pandemic school year, according to enrollment data.
Jefferson County GOP Claims New Media Literacy Law Is the Corruption of Children by the “Democratic Left”
Last week, the Jefferson County Republican Party posted to its Facebook page about Colorado’s new media literacy law, claiming it will “control our children, their beliefs, and what they post on social media.”
A comprehensive sexuality education bill, aimed at requiring public schools to offer a comprehensive human sexuality education curriculum, passed in a House Committee hearing yesterday.
A new study of government data shows, “Colorado borrowers owe more than $26 billion in student debt,” according to a new study by Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC).
State Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik, a Republican from Thornton who’s up for reelection in one of Colorado’s most competitive Senate districts, has been touting herself as a former educator who “supports funding schools to provide our children with great teachers and the quality education that every child deserves,” according to her website.
Colorado has dug itself into a hole, budget-wise, and it’s time to stop digging, say progressive fiscal analysts
The Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) are trying to popularize their view that Colorado needs more tax dollars to pay for schools, roads, child care, housing, and other basic community needs.