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
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
We will being using these Saturday Posts to notify people of changes to the blog, plus any small items that may be of interest, but are not really critical. Continue reading
Sorry this is so long, but A LOT happened last night, some good and more not so good. The meeting went from 5:30 p.m. to almost midnight.
Good News: Continue reading
The Denver Post article notes that we were the largest, but DPS now has about 60 more students! Between the two (JeffCo & DPS), there are 172,000 students. That means about 20% or 1 in 5 students in the state go to either DPS or JeffCo. 1 in 10 go to JeffCo. Continue reading