Letters to the editor
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I have lived in Jeffco for 40 years. I have four children well educated in Jeffco schools. My wife and I have known many Jeffco teachers over the years. These teachers have always impressed us with … more
The biased media and the Christian-hating ACLU are having a breakdown about immigrants and refugees while our own U.S. veterans - and our own citizens without jobs - of all races and ethnicities - … more
The process to fill the vacancy in Director District E is the most important decision currently facing our board because it will set the stage for our effective operation and governance over the next … more
Earlier this year, principals at middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District were blindsided by sudden budget cuts which will directly impact students this fall. Despite outcry from … more
I wrote our Senator, Cory Gardner, and implored him to not vote for Betsy DeVos as education secretary. I based my argument on the confirmation hearings where she displayed an almost complete … more
What will happen if the Jeffco School Board's search for a new Superintendent (using the same Search Firm and the same criteria for selection as used two years ago) comes up short? What … more
I sat on the Douglas County School District Charter Application Review Team as a parent volunteer for three straight years, ending just last year, and not once did I hear that there was student … more
Re: Last week's letter, "Choice is a good thing for students" My truck is 14 years old and I would like to buy a new one, but the truck I would really like to have is expensive.  I would like … more
Reading about the potential school closings due to the school tax going down in flames, I was not surprised that the school board voted in November to make teacher pay their top priority. It's not … more
I was disappointed in Mr. Coyne's personal assessment of the Jeffco School Board. It misses and mischaracterizes several key facts and issues.   The district commitment for teacher pay … more
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