We’ve all now heard that Dr. Jason Glass rose to the top to become the new Jeffco schools Superintendent. Yet with all of the praise from numerous people and organizations not one mention was made of Dr. Glass’ record of… Read more >
In the real world, performance counts. Performance is how individuals, teams and organizations are evaluated. Past performance IS a good indicator of future performance (doesn’t include the stock market). So, as a retired Army officer in addition to having two… Read more >
Why doesn’t the Jeffco School Board want collaboration in developing a plan for sustainable funding for the District’s HS GT program?
Despite a public proclamation regarding finding a collaborative sustainable funding solution for the District’s HS GT program at Wheat Ridge during the February 9th Board budget reduction Meeting, the District’s and Board’s actions since that time have been anything but… Read more >
At the Board of Education meeting on April 6th I raised an issue regarding an inaccuracy in the February 9th Board Minutes, prior to their approval. You can imagine my surprise and shock when the Board instead approved the Minutes,… Read more >
The Board of Education is most likely embarrassed by the some of the recent budget recommendations proposed by the Superintendent and his Cabinet. I don’t think the Board expected to see some of the cuts first proposed on January 26th…. Read more >
Jeffco School District staff recommends cutting successful programs for kids at both ends of academic spectrum
On January 26, 2017 the Superintendent’s Cabinet, among other things, recommended: Eliminating all (30) social and emotional learning specialists and a coordinator. Eliminating all (20) literacy interventionists. Eliminating four of 16 resource teachers who help support teachers of students determined… Read more >