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Jefferson County Students Thrown Out of Board Meeting

November 14, 2014
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Jefferson County Students Thrown Out of Board Meeting

In Jefferson County, Colorado, where the debate continues over a plan to review the AP U.S. History curriculum, about a dozen students were ejected from a school board meeting last week for civil disobedience tactics including reading passages from their textbook out loud. The irony, of course, is that members of the school board who…

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Jefferson County School Board Votes to Expand Review Committee

October 6, 2014
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Jefferson County School Board Votes to Expand Review Committee

At the Jefferson County, Colorado school board meeting Thursday night, a contentious plan to review the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum was modified but not entirely defeated. Although the board did not vote on a proposal to avoid materials that “encourage civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law,” many teachers, students, and parents…

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