Category: "Education"

Rossputin
12/21/05

More leftist college insanity

For those of you who may not be aware of existence, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education ("FIRE") is worth a look, both to see what they do and to contribute a few dollars. They are similar to one of my favorite organizations, the… more »
The Independence Institute (www.i2i.org) has created an important and useful information for Colorado's unionized teachers. Teachers in other states probably have a lot to learn from it as well. The site, called the Education Policy Center, can be… more »
Thanks to a reader for copying me on this amusing letter he sent to our once fiscally responsible governor... Honorable Governor Owens, Sir I would like to note a few things that are souring my attitude towards taxes. I understand the need for… more »
re: "Achievement gap carves across Colorado schools" (Denver Post, 10/4/05) http://denverpost.com/news/ci_3084993# To the Editors: There is an important implication for Referendum C in today‚Äôs story about the ethnic educational achievement gap,… more »
re: "Teachers union mortgage will finance campaign" (Washington Times, 8/18/05) http://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20050817-115602-6177r.htm [A shorter version of this was sent as a letter to the editor.] To the Editors: The California Teachers… more »
PUBLISHED in the Boulder Daily Camera, 6/27/05 http://www.dailycamera.com/bdc/letters_to_editor/article/0,1713,BDC_2491_3884864,00.html re: "Charter schools less diverse" (Boulder Daily Camera, 6/18/05)… more »
PUBLISHED in the Denver Post, 6/9/05: http://www.denverpost.com/letters/ci_2791326 re: Tuition increase approved; State officials blast 28 percent jump (Boulder Daily Camera, 6/5/05)… more »
In response to a question from a school administrator in Colorado, George Clowes of the Heartland Institute responded with this excellent article about the lack of correlation between money spent on K-12 education and student performance, when… more »
PUBLISHED! (Boulder Daily Camera, 4/19/05) http://www.dailycamera.com/bdc/letters_to_editor/article/0,1713,BDC_2491_3710084,00.html re: Quick Fix Won't Help In The Long Run (Boulder Daily Camera, 4/17/05)… more »
Following my note is a letter from the gentlemen pursuing the misuse of public education resources in the election of Bob Bacon to the Colorado State Senate. It follows on a story I wrote about a month ago. Across the country, teachers' unions are… more »

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