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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘segregation’

Partisan politics in our schools

Partisan politics in our schools

  School boards become next front in partisan battle Education policy draws higher interest as political parties put more resources into races By Alex Burness┬áReporter-Herald Staff Writer In a public comment at Wednesday night's Thompson School District Board of Education meeting, Windsor's Amie Toerge lit into Bryce Carlson, the board's vice president, accusing him of helping usher partisan politics into the district. "I was appalled to learn that (Carlson) is currently ... Full Story

Dream Big-Martin Luther King Day

Dream Big-Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day, celebrated as a national holiday on the third Monday of January, is this Monday, Jan. 18. This is also the date of the 2010 King Day of Service that celebrates the birthday of Dr. King by reminding people that his life was given in service to people of all races and creeds. In Colorado, most schools, government offices, banks and some businesses celebrate the day with a day off school or work. If you and your family would like to participate in ... Full Story

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