Connections

Great Education Colorado (formerly called Colorado Protectors of Public Schools), is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization of public school supporters, which advocates for adequate funding for K-12 education in Colorado. The organization's main focus is on informing public school supporters about critical issues in school funding through its web-site, newsletters, and events. Great Education Colorado, launched in 2005, also works with its supporters to empower them to be vocal advocates for Colorado's public schools. Phone: (303) 722-5901. For more information visit www.greateducation.org.

Colorado Education Association

Colorado:

Jeffco Public Schools:

Jefferson County:

National Education Association:

National PTA: Link to homepage

JCEA News

BoE Weighs Mill and Bond
As educators in JeffCo who understand all too well the impact that a $77 million yearly shortfall in funding has on our students, we need to step up and be a significant part of this discussion and decision.

Connecting Students to the "Real World"
For many students, high school will never be the “real world”. They will continue to ask, rightly or not, when they are going to use many of the things they learn during their four years. As the real world changes however, it’s the teachers who evolve along with it that will leave the biggest footprint on the psyche and experiences of our children.

Board Report: The (Increasing) Cost of WNW
It will take some time to untangle the mess left behind by Witt, Newkirk, and Williams. Last night, the Clean Slate BoE took a couple of steps in the right direction.