This November, voters in Boulder will be asked whether to approve the creation of a library district. If voters approve the measure, how Boulder’s library system is governed and funded would completely change. KGNU’s Rossana Longo-Better has more. Listen: […]
New Report Shows Colorado Teachers Losing Ground In Pay Penalties
Public servants frequently receive lower pay than workers in the private sector, but for teachers that pay gap is particularly striking. A new report out from the Economic Policy Institute found that the so-called teacher pay penalty is at an […]
Reveal: Access Denied: The Fight for Public Education
The idea behind public education is simple: A community pays into a system that aims to create a bright future for the next generation. Years pass, and those kids grow up. They pay into the same system, yielding the same […]
How does parental choice affect public education?
Kevin G. Welner, director of the National Education Policy Center says so far courts have not weighed in on the issue of parental choice when it comes to public education. “What happens overwhelmingly is that when parents choose to opt […]
Filmmakers Brian and Cindy Malone said they first became interested in corporate influence in public education when they saw what was happening in their own school district in Douglas County, Colorado “there was an effort, a pilot program, instituted by […]