A Provocation on Equity

This morning, I kicked off a district training put on by the National Equity Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to examining and raising the issue of equity in schools. Here are my remarks to Jeffco school and system leaders. I want to start your day with a provocation. When we talk about equity, you hear […]

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Survey Says: Jeffco Public Schools Community Members & Employees Support Direction & Potential Election Questions

A little over a month ago, we launched an online survey to gauge the opinion of the community on the direction of Jeffco Public Schools and to get feedback on possible fall election questions. To date, we’ve had almost 1,900 people (1,872, to be exact – and the data is still coming in) respond to […]

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Flat Stanley’s Ride Along

The Kindergarten students at Peiffer Elementary sent me a fun assignment and a new friend. Flat Stanley arrived in a letter from the students and they asked that I take him along with me and take some photos of what we did and who we met. On May 8th, we did just that. Our morning started […]

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Future Funding Options for Jeffco

As we round the corner and enter the home stretch for the 2017-18 school year, budget conversations are on the minds of many. Of course, you know we had to cancel school for students on April 26 because of staff absences related to K-12 funding issues – many of our teachers and staff members rallied […]

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