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Obama says education dollars are wasted?

by Craig Masters In May 2012 President Obama’s budget request was completely rejected by Congress, failing to receive even a single vote. That budget proposal was so bad, not even Nancy Pelosi voted it.Thank God that the children trapped in … Continue reading

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of … Continue reading

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Feds: submit school board to evaluation to get funding

by Jack Minor —   In what some have said is an attempt to assert more local control over local schools, the Obama administration has said individual school districts can now apply for Race to the Top funds if they … Continue reading

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ACLU now worried about “magical” words

by Jack Minor —     While the American Civil Liberties Union is well known for attempts to prevent students from voluntarily praying at graduation ceremonies, it is now gone a step further in wants to ban the words  “invocation” … Continue reading

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Behind every great man…

By Craig Masters Speaking at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Student Summit on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, Tuesday, Senior Presidential Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, explained Obama’s economic policy on unemployment. In her speech, broadcast nationwide … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama … Continue reading

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How will UNC Bankruptcy affect students?

by Craig Masters      – – Opening for its first students in 1854 with no less a prestigious president than Horace Mann, founder of American public education, Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, was bankrupt and ceased operations just before the … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: D6 is wasting million$ – Taxes not the answer

  In spite of numerous meetings with the public, my colleagues are continuing their fantastic proclivity to image and politics instead of education.  They have held meetings, collected input and then ignored it all for their own whims.  There does not … Continue reading

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Greeley Tribune gets it wrong…again

  For those few who still read the Greeley Tribune as well as to those who still believe it to be an objective source of local information, it’s time I set the record straight. I was there.  Another tortuous district … Continue reading

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Reese school board report Feb 14 Wow !

I’m BR and the following commentary does not represent the current District 6 Board of Education….not that this sort of disclaimer has had any apparent relevance of my other recent, illuminating commentaries, but it evidently makes someone, somewhere feel better. … Continue reading

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Young Marines complete 18 mile march as a graduation requirement

Story and photo – -By Jack Minor – Many parents who have concerns that School District 6 has lowered its requirements for graduation might be interested to know the graduation requirements of the Young Marines  are a little stricter. Members of the Young … Continue reading

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Reese School board Report

Reese School board report (mp3) Or, “The Monday Night Fights” When you elected me to serve you on the District 6 board of education, I knew I was the outsider and many board votes would be 6-1. But I now … Continue reading

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Donald Forrest Southard

March 19, 1928 – November 2, 2010 Mr. Southard died November 2, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  He grew up in Denver and Brush, where he graduated from high school.  After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy, after World … Continue reading

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Scott stars “beat the odds”, gets recognized by Board

Story and photo by Jack Minor Story and photo by Jack Minor Scott Elementary School was singled out for recognition by the District 6 Greeley Evans board of education at a work session last week. During the session, Dr. Dana … Continue reading

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Lori Lynn Dyer

October 27, 1963 ~ September 2, 2010 Lori Lynn Dyer of Greeley died Thursday, September 2, 2010 in Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Greeley.  She was born October 27, 1963 in Greeley to Raymond Allen and Stella Irene (Baca) Brown.  … Continue reading

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TV’s M*A*S*H* “Radar O’Reilly” has mission to turn America back to God

By Jack Minor The Korean War veteran who was the model for the MASH character Radar O’Reilly, is on a mission to turn America back to God from his farm in Indiana. Howard Lower and his wife raise corn, beans … Continue reading

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Linnea Cunningham

Linnea Cunningham October 19, 1937 ~ May 20, 2010 Age: 72 Residence: Greeley, Colorado Linnea Joyce (White) Cunningham passed away Thursday, May, 20, 2010 in Cameron, Missouri.  She was born on October 19, 1937 in Los Angeles, California to Robert … Continue reading

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Patricia Elaine Burris

Patricia Elaine Burris November 24, 1925 ~ June 7, 2010 Patricia Elaine Burris, age 84 of Greeley died on Monday, June 7, 2010 in Hospice and Palliative Care at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born November 24, 1925 in … Continue reading

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Charles J. Willey

Charles J. Willey Charles J. Willey, 91, of Greeley CO died May 25, 2010 of natural causes. Charles, son of Charles E. and Hazel Willey was born January 7, 1919 in Humbolt County, Iowa. He was raised and educated in … Continue reading

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