Emily Sirota.Update about the Jimenez-Draper Carson race below. By now, you've heard that Anne Rowe and Allegra "Happy" Haynes won seats on the Denver Public Schools board, and that incumbent Arturo Jimenez narrowly claimed victory over reformer Jennifer Draper Carson. As for Rowe opponent Em ... More >>
Emily Sirota.Last night, MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell devoted a hefty five-minute segment (on view below) to the Denver school board race and candidate Emily Sirota. Why? O'Donnell followed an article from The Nation that called the contest the wackiest in the country. But it ... More >>
Tense exchanges between Denver Public Schools board candidate Jennifer Draper Carson and a stand-in for incumbent Arturo Jimenez marked a forum last night at the University of Denver, one of the last before the November 1 election. But while those two threw barbs, the debate between the othe ... More >>
This morning, school reform organization A Denver released the results of a survey of the nine candidates for Denver Public School Board. The survey asked them to rank 28 statements, such as "DPS needs radical reform," on a scale of strongly agree to strongly disagree. Seven candidates complied.
Jimenez Three seats are up for grabs on the Denver Public Schools Board of Education this November -- and the list of candidates vying for them is growing. As of today, seven candidates have announced that they're running, including incumbent Arturo Jimenez, who represents northwest Denver. T ... More >>