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Thompson Schools proudly promote Communism

by Craig Masters The new home page of the Thompson Valley School District boasts of initiating the COMMON CORE CURRICULUM. A video on the home page covers all sorts of ‘advantages’ and makes all sorts of claims about how the … Continue reading

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ACLU threatens schools over Gideon bibles

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Alliance Defending Freedom has sent 174 school districts in Kentucky a legal letter after the American Civil Liberties Union threatened them with litigation if any of them refuse to ban Gideon Bible distribution at their schools. The letter corrects the … Continue reading

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School Board member tells public – it’s none of their business

a commentary by Craig Masters Nancy Rumfelt stepped to the podium at the Wednesday meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education and the standing room crowd of teachers was dead quiet. The main item on the agenda was … Continue reading

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Thompson School Board needs to hear from Taxpayers Tonight!

By Craig Masters The following e-mail was distributed by the Loveland 9-12. It was titled, “Letter from Nancy Rumfelt regarding tonight’s meeting.” It is reprinted here to illustrate two very important points: 1) there are still people willing to step … Continue reading

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School Board “plans” for plans – not students – again!

By Craig Masters Flashback…Nov 12, 2007…Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones, today announced that six school districts are being removed from the state’s list of districts on “academic watch” due to significant growth in student achievement. If a district fails … Continue reading

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ACLU wins injunction to stop needy children from attending school of choice

by Jack Minor  — In a ruling that critics say will harm needy children, a Denver District Court judge has blocked Douglas County’s implementation of a scholarship program that would allow parents to send their children to the school of … Continue reading

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Brett Reese’s statement to the D6 School Board

The following is the statement that Brett Reese gave during the D6 Board meeting held Wednesday May 18 at 8am.  The Board tried to convene an Executive Session at the beginning of the meeting, but Mr. Reese objected saying he … Continue reading

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Reese? Judge For Yourself

Guest Column By Sam Hill www.greeleyreport.com It’s so interesting to observe failing systems propping up other failing systems.  That’s why it came as no surprise when the ailing, failing Lib Trib came out with yet another whack and attack piece against … Continue reading

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The Shootout: Support a tax increase or not?

By Mike Bauman School Board members have suggested District 6 must have a tax increase in order to continue to offer its current level of service.  Would you be willing to support such an increase?  If not, what should the … Continue reading

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School Board Afflicted with Hoplophobia

By Mike Bauman Despite having nearly insurmountable budgetary and performance short falls, the District 6 School Board has spent the past two weeks working on one topic; preventing Brett Reese from carrying his permitted concealed handgun to board meetings. It is … Continue reading

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Grinch Comes Early to School District 6

By Mike Bauman During Monday’s School Board work session, Superintendent Lang and Board President Trimberger discussed the wonderful strides the school district has taken to improve its food services program.  Their proud accomplishments included removing chocolate milk from the schools.  According … Continue reading

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School Board continues pattern of hostility toward charters

By Mike Bauman Treachery lurks in honeyed words. -Danish Proverb Monday night the District 6 Board of Education voted to deny Union Colony Preparatory School’s application to add a K-5 track to their existing successful program. The West Ridge Academy … Continue reading

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Does Greeley Need Another Middle School?

By Mike Bauman The School Board’s District Advisory Committee recently said in a report to the Board of Education, they could find little evidence that School District 6 needed additional choices at the middle school level. A review of the … Continue reading

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Expert Speaks out on D6/MVA Direct Instruction

By Mike Bauman Much hay has been made of late by self-appointed experts in our community regarding two charter school applications before the School Board that propose the use of Direct Instruction curriculum.  Opponents have stated that D6 already uses direct … Continue reading

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Cameron School Facility for FREE???

By Mike Bauman Union Colony Preparatory School’s charter expansion application lists two different possible locations for the proposed new school.  The first, near Boomerang Golf Course on the west end of town, is no longer available according to Union Colony … Continue reading

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School Board Applicant Gregory Pierson

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette contacted School Board applicant Gregory Pierson.  Here is what he had to say: I have been a professional educator for the past forty years.  I have extensive experience as a middle school and high … Continue reading

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School Board Applicant Stan Kerns

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette contacted School Board applicant Stan Kerns and asked him to comment on his vision for District 6.  Kerns provided his original letter of interest to the board and answered some specific questions from the … Continue reading

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School Board Applicant Rochelle Mitchell-Miller

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette contacted Rochelle Mitchell-Miller and requested her positions and reasons for applying for school board.  Unfortunately, a family tragedy prevented her from providing a full response: Mr. Bauman, Please excuse me for not sending the … Continue reading

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School Board discusses ballot issues, rule changes

By Jack Minor During the first work session of the school year, the District 6 School Board discussed several issues including opposition to upcoming ballot resolutions, rule changes and a new format for public meetings. In her first work session … Continue reading

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