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EPClogoThe Education Policy Center promotes issues such as school choice, school accountability, and teachers’ rights through its in-house publications, print media, Internet, radio, television, and legislative briefings. Calling for greater involvement of parents in the role of educating children, this Colorado think tank was the first in the state to promote ideas such as educational vouchers, charter schools, educator accountability, and public school report cards.

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  • Masters v. School District Number 1

    Masters v. School District Number 10

    • June 9, 2016

    The Independence Institute has long been a champion of tenure reform, local control, and flexibility in the realm of school and district personnel decisions. In 2010, the Institute was part of a broad, bipartisan coalition supporting Senate Bill 191, Colorado’s teacher evaluation and tenure reform bill. It continues to defend SB 191’s critical reforms from both

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  • Education Labor Handbook: A Guide to Collective Bargaining Reform in Colorado

    Education Labor Handbook: A Guide to Collective Bargaining Reform in Colorado0

    • May 24, 2016

    Colorado’s education labor landscape is complicated. But despite the heavy contractual jargon and often inscrutable political currents, there are tremendous  opportunities for meaningful, sensible reform. Written by Senior Education Policy Analyst Ben DeGrow and co-authored by Education Policy Analyst Ross Izard, the Education Labor Handbook provides the most comprehensive view of collective bargaining reform in

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  • Intervening for Success: A Profile of the Havern School for Children with Learning Disabilities

    Intervening for Success: A Profile of the Havern School for Children with Learning Disabilities0

    • March 28, 2016

    Havern’s intervention model, rich history, and tight-knit community form the foundations of a truly inspirational school.

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  • Op-ed: Time to Bolster Civic Knowledge in Schools

    Op-ed: Time to Bolster Civic Knowledge in Schools0

    • March 24, 2016

    The requirement that American public school students pass a version of the same test that immigrants seeking citizenship must take is not unreasonable.

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  • Abominable Snowbills Look to Gut Accountability in Colorado0

    • February 2, 2016

    In case you haven’t noticed, it’s snowing outside. Like, a lot. The good news is that the snowstorm means I get to hang out at home, drink hot chocolate, and make snow angels. The bad news is that there is an approximately 63 percent higher chance of attack by abominable snowmen like this one: View […]

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  • The Inevitability of Educational Choice0

    • January 29, 2016

    Well, my friends, National School Choice Week 2016 is almost over. I know, I know. Every week should really be National School Choice Week. But let’s be honest, we can’t expect to pull together massive rallies like the one we had yesterday every week. And hey, at least you got to watch some sweet videos […]

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