Activists want to recall three conservative school board members in Jefferson County. The recall election could have implications beyond Colorado.
Jefferson County Public Schools
Organizers turned in 37,000 petition signatures on Tuesday. That's twice as many as required to force a recall election this November.
For each board member that the group wants to recall, 15,000 signatures must be collected. It took 17 days for the group to finish collecting the signatures.
For each school board member that the ralliers want to recall, 15,000 signatures must be collected.
Jeffco United for Action also alleges that members met in secret and wasted taxpayer money, including paying the superintendent they hired $280,000.
Security personnel escorted about a dozen Jefferson County students out of a school board meeting last night.
The Romero Theater Troupe's new drama, “An A(ctual) P(eople's) History of Colorado: A Play in Solidarity with the Students & Teachers of Jeffco,” highlights little-known Colorado activists.
Hundreds packed a Jefferson County School Board meeting Thursday night. The board decided to create a curriculum review committee with its first goal to examine Advanced Placement U.S. history.
The new A.P U.S. History framework is not about "having kids regurgitate a little about everything" anymore, a Jefferson County teacher says.