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Jeffco School Board Steps Forward
Run Time: 0:21:30 Play NowMP3 04/18/14
Jeffco school board director John Newkirk deflates some myths surrounding the new board majority’s work to raise student achievement, reward new and high-quality teachers, increase transparency, and fund students fairly.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Greeley Dives into Blended Learning
Run Time: 0:22:39 Play NowMP3 04/10/14
Judy Bauernschmidt from the Colorado eLearning Collaborative talks about the unfolding project in Greeley Public Schools that will bring blended learning school models across the district over the next several years. She discusses the benefits of combining traditional and digital strategies to customize student learning, and what it could look like in Greeley.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Commission Recommends Online Education Policy Improvements
Run Time: 0:21:44 Play NowMP3 04/03/14
Matt Samelson from the Donnell-Kay Foundation talks about a legislative-backed commission’s new policy recommendations to help improve online learning experiences for Colorado’s K-12 students. Changes include expanding definitions and developing pilot programs designed to promote innovation focused on serving student needs.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Article V Convention Won't Do Enough Now?
Run Time: 0:18:27 Play NowMP3 03/20/14
Professor Rob Natelson tells us the latest charge levied against an Article V Convention for Proposing Amendments. First it was that it might "run away" and do "too much." Now the latest criticism is that it won't do enough! What can possibly explain this bizarre turn of events?

Rob Natelson

Constitution

Are We Licensing Teachers Right?
Run Time: 0:21:10 Play NowMP3 03/20/14
Tim Farmer from the Professional Association of Colorado Educators talks about how the state and schools can help ensure having the best teachers in classrooms through an effective licensure process.

Ben DeGrow

Education