How "transparent" is your school district?

November 8th, 2011 by Amy Categories: Energy, events, health care, higher education, local transparency, school district No Responses

Want to know the answer to that question? Then read the new report from the Independence Institute Education Policy Center titled Time to Show the Money.
Co-authors research associate Devan Crean and senior policy analyst Ben DeGrow reviewed 178 K-12 school districts, 16 BOCES, and the Charter School Institute to determine if they were compliant with [...]

PERA doesn't trust CO Treasurer, voters

September 21st, 2011 by Amy Categories: media No Responses

Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) told statutory board member State Treasurer Walker Stapleton that it would not release information such as annual benefits, age of retirement, former job and zip code of the top 20 percent of pension recipients to him.
In an interview with Amy Oliver on News Talk 1310 KFKA, Stapleton said that [...]