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Asked to defend a voucher program he and his Republican colleagues proposed earlier this year, state Sen. Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale) said, “I don’t think we used the word ‘voucher,’” despite the fact that the policy they floated meets the textbook definition of a voucher program.
When representatives from Alternatives Pregnancy Center began giving a presentation to his freshman health class at a public school in Highlands Ranch earlier this month, Clark Wilson already knew what the organization was — an anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center, or CPC, that uses deceptive tactics to sway women’s reproductive health care decisions.
On his first day as the Republican nominee for governor, Walker Stapleton agreed with a radio host when she said public preschool and full-day kindergarten programs, like Head Start, don’t work and “aren’t about learning” but rather are just “free day care.”
Report: Ultra-conservative Wisconsin foundation takes aim at Colorado public education, labor unions
Recent reports have revealed that the Wisconsin-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has quietly descended on Colorado in an effort to undermine teachers unions and public education.