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By Joshua Sharf | Watchdog.org | May 14, 2015 11:37 AM
In a new survey ranking the best high schools nationally, Colorado's charter schools take up more than half of the states' top ten best performing schools.
By Marjorie Haun | Watchdog.org | May 13, 2015 1:09 PM
Coloradans are up in arms over the BLM's proposed plan to close off public routes that are heavily traveled with no clear justification.
By Marjorie Haun | Watchdog.org | May 12, 2015 1:55 PM
A federal judge has sided with a powerful environmental group whose mission is to wipe out coal economies in the Mountain West.
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org | May 08, 2015 1:19 PM
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org A Philadelphia school leader used one word to describe the claim that charter schools are promoting racial segregation, and a Milwaukee educator had one word to explain why she came out of retirement to teach at a new charter school. Watchdog.org expounds on both words, along with plenty more on the most interesting [...]
By Marjorie Haun | Watchdog.org | May 06, 2015 10:48 AM
Colorado's economic incentive bill for the state's struggling rural areas is modeled off of New York's costly, underachieving program.
By Joshua Sharf | Watchdog.org | May 05, 2015 12:58 PM
With only two days left in Colorado's 2015 legislative session, a bill that would have given billions to shore up the state's public pensions has died.
By Joshua Sharf | Watchdog.org | May 04, 2015 2:45 PM
Two Democratic officials have been avid supporters of the Export-Import Bank, defending it as benefiting Colorado businesses, but let's look at the numbers.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | May 04, 2015 5:00 AM
In a school district often known for mediocre education, particularly in low-income areas, Denver Public Schools' Denver School of Science and Technology charters are regularly ranked as some of the highest performing schools in the district and state.
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org | May 01, 2015 1:51 PM
By Paul Brennan How many states consider competence when deciding which teachers to lay off? What common, inoffensive slang term caused school officials to call the cops on a student asking a girl to prom? Watchdog.org has the answers, along with plenty of other interesting and important stories from this week’s education news. National Should competence count? Falling birthrates [...]
By Marjorie Haun | Watchdog.org | May 01, 2015 11:31 AM | 26
In the Denver Public School District, charter schools make up six out of top eight of Denver’s highest performing public schools.