By Chris Selle Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | With the adjournment of the 71st General Assembly of the Colorado Legislature, school districts are now in the process of making sense of the legislation […]
RBC I Quick! Pop quiz! More education funding plus smaller class sizes equals better test scores, right? Wrong. Foreign students outperform Americans on numerous tests: literacy, math, technological knowledge, even everyday skills.
RBC I You may have heard of “summer slide”—when those summer months cause kids to lose all that glorious information and knowledge they acquired during the school year. But even shorter breaks can cause education […]
RBC I Think of our schools as a horse and buggy. It worked well in a different time, but times have changed. Educational needs have changed as much as transportation needs. Retrofitting a horse and […]
RBC I “Test cheating scandal!” “Budget cuts!” “Accreditation lost!” These are the types of headlines associated with school districts around the nation today. With issues like these mounting on the front lines of education, even […]
MEEKER I A coalition committed to public education is making a statewide effort to get an initiative called “Bright Colorado” on this fall’s ballot. The measure is designed to prevent further cuts to primary, secondary […]
MEEKER — Patricia Dawn Merrifield earned a master of arts degree