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  • Education Policy Center Briefings Bring Out School Board Candidates Across Colorado0

    • September 16, 2011

    During the month of September the Education Policy Center hosted a series of four briefings on key Colorado education topics and local reform opportunities, specially designed for school board candidates. Center director Pam Benigno and senior policy analyst Ben DeGrow gave two presentations at the Independence Institute offices and one each in Colorado Springs and

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  • You're Invited to Waiting for Superman Movie Night0

    • August 29, 2011

    Please join us for a showing of Waiting for Superman Tuesday, September 13, 2011 6:30 PM Doors Open 7:00 PM Movie begins Popcorn, Candy and Soft Drinks will be served. Please RSVP to Mary at 303-279-6536 X102 or Mary@i2i.org

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  • Utah Education Reform Leader Shares Insights on Cutting-Edge Digital Learning Law0

    • July 13, 2011

    On July 13, 2011, Parents for Choice in Education board chair and Digital Learning Council member Robyn Bagley shared with Colorado online educators, school leaders, experts and officials about Utah’s groundbreaking, paradigm-shifting Senate Bill 65. With the passage of this 2011 law, her state became the first to turn the recommendations of the Digital Learning Council into a comprehensive state policy.

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  • School Leaders, Officials Gather to Discuss Challenges Facing Online Education0

    • January 13, 2011

    On January 11, 2011, more than 30 of Colorado’s online educators, school leaders, experts and officials gathered at the Independence Institute for an important meeting focused on online and blended learning. Those in attendance were able to learn about national trends and the recommendations of the Digital Learning Council, to discuss obstacles to promoting innovation

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  • State Legislative Candidates Briefed on K-12 School Finance, Cost-Saving Reforms0

    • August 10, 2010

    On Tuesday, August 3, nearly 40 state legislative candidates and other guests attended a briefing hosted by the Independence Institute. During the morning session, policy analyst Ben DeGrow gave a presentation on K-12 school finance policies, potentially cost-saving reforms and other considerations.

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  • The Cartel Director Gives Sneak Peek at Award-Winning Film0

    • April 23, 2010

    Director and executive producer Bob Bowdon gives a sneak peek behind his award-winning new education documentary The Cartel, which focuses on New Jersey to offer a fresh inside look at the K-12 public school system and the need for significant reform. The Cartel is on its way to Denver’s Chez Artiste Theatre for the week of April 30-May 6, including a special screening event (May 4, 7 PM) co-hosted by the Independence Institute.

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