#78 Flip the Board: Denver and the Politics of School Reform

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For more than a decade, Denver has been a model for a brand of school reform centered on closing low-performing schools, opening charter schools and rewarding teachers for boosting student test scores. But a diverse coalition of opponents says it’s time to put the brakes on that approach and showed its strength at the polls in November by “flipping” the Denver School Board. The financial support of listeners like you keeps this podcast going. Please donate at Patreon.com/HaveYouHeardPodcast

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