Alece Montez, DPS' Associate Chief for Family and Community Engagement, discusses how the district will use new tools during the superintendent search to improve the district's spotty record on engaging the community in important decisions.
This week's Colorado Department of Education data release on 2020 graduation rates carries an unfortunate whiff of spin and happy-talk at a time when we should instead be trying to assess the impacts the pandemic has had on student learning.
Images of hate-fueled extremists marauding through the U.S. Capitol help highlight how narrow and in some ways trivial the divisions on education policy are in Denver. Surely we can find ways to come together, or at least keep our disagreements civil.
Entering 2021, Boardhawk is doubling down on its commitment to community-focused commentary and reporting on public education n Colorado, with a particular focus on Denver Public Schools. We've hired a community reporter and have assembled a powerhouse advisory board.
Eric Sondermann is a Colorado-based, independent political commentator. He is a regularly panelist on the weekly Colorado Inside Out on PBS-12 and a regular columnist for Colorado Politics and the Denver Gazette. Reach him at [email protected]; follow him at @ericsondermann.