Demo’s discuss JeffCo BoE

The Columbine Courier came out this morning (Jan 30) with an article about a discussion at the Mountain Democrats monthly breakfast meeting last Saturday.  Lesley Dahlkemper spoke there, reviewing the last three months and answering questions.  (Note – the Columbine Courier gives only limited access to it’s articles – generally one free look.  We cannot download and post the article here due to copyright laws.  If you want to keep a copy of the article, you will need to print it out or email it to yourself.)

Next Board Meeting Agenda

Going forward we will try to give you a summary of what the agenda is for each Board meeting, plus our view/concerns/expectations on those items.

This Thursday the Board meets in the Board Room at the Educational Center in special session to be updated on a range of topics:.  The public part of the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.  Please attend!  We want as many eyes and ears on the Board as possible! Continue reading

Cornerstone Charter is Back!

The latest JeffCo Key Communiqué just came out (JeffCo Key Communiqué 2014-01-24).  At the very end, it mentions that at the Thursday, Jan 30th board meeting (Board Room, 5th Floor, Education Center – click here for a map) of the Board will reconsider the Cornerstone charter application.

This is VERY worrisome!  The Board turned down this application at the November 7, 2013 meeting (minutes here).  They gave the following reasons (see Attachments A, B – November 7, 2013 on the Board minutes page): Continue reading

The Denver Post on the Jan 16th Board meeting

It took a bit, but the Denver Post finally reported on the Jan 16th School Board meeting (here).  It’s a nice, neutral report, mentioning only on the Deer Creek 6th Grade STEM expansion, and the Collegiate Academy loan.  While those two items were very important, the article completely ignores the fierce debates that Continue reading