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Rise & Shine: Dougco parent files IRS complaint over district foundation


  • Here’s EdNews’ guide to the education issues and campaigns in the 2013 election. EdNews Colorado
  • Denver’s school board passed a resolution guiding how sitting school board members should involve themselves in campaigns. EdNews Colorado
  • Supporters and opponents of Amendment 66 are spending millions to sway voters to their side. I-News via the Coloradoan
  • The Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce put its opposition to A66 on the record. Grand Junction Sentinel
  • A Dougco parent filed an IRS complaint alleging activity by the school district’s foundation arm violate its non-profit status. Our Colorado News
  • Colorado schools are trying different tactics to reduce bullying. Gazette


  • Private tutoring companies are lobbying Congress to preserve subsidies cut from No Child Left Behind after problems with the program were realized. New York Times


  • A sitting Dougco school board member argues that the district’s schools are better off because of the board’s reforms. Denver Post
  • But a former Dougco district employee argues that the current board is failing students and citizens. Denver Post
  • A Poudre School District board members says that Amendment 66 will restore money that the state’s schools should always have had. Coloradoan
  • The CEO and founder of McWhinney says that the tax measure is a strong investment in the future. Coloradoan
  • The president of D11’s school board wonders why vouchers are still a part of public discussion since they have already been rejected in Colorado. Gazette

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