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“We have several locals in significant crisis... in Loveland, Thornton, and Jefferson County.” So said Colorado Education Association (CEA) President Kerrie Dallman from the stage of the National Education Association (NEA) conference in Denver this summer. Was Dallman, who was a Jeffco teacher before leading the Jefferson County Education Association (JCEA) and then taking the reins of the Colorado state union, speaking about the lack of third grade reading proficiency or the horrific remediation rates of our high school graduates? If so, we might have had something upon which all of us could focus and work to improve.
July 2014: NEA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado Education Association President Kerrie Dallman says “hostile” school board in Jeffco causing “crisis” situation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wb_62weV7EE&feature=youtu.be: Start at 4:00)
Summer 2014: Dozens of NEA UniServ operatives paid to walk Jeffco neighborhoods
Colorado Constitution Article 9, Section 15 local boards of education retain “control of instruction”