Photo: JeffCo School Board 8

Jeffco Public School Board members Ken Witt, left, and Lesley Dahlkemper listen to high school students testify during a Jefferson County School Board meeting, which heard testimony from members of the public weighing in on the school board's controversial proposal to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of U.S. history, in Golden, Colo., Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.