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3 Oct '14

News School board defies protest of hundreds to pass review of US history curriculum

Despite hours of emotional speeches from students, teachers and faculty, Colorado school board passes conservative plan US little rebels protest against changes to history curriculum Colorado teachers stage mass sick-out to protest proposalsFrom the start, Jocelyn Wallen, a senior at Standly Lake high school, wasnt optimistic. I expect them to talk about it, she said, but ultimately to pass it.She spoke to me an hour before the school board meeting that was to prove her cynicism correct began. But many of the more than 400 people with whom she had gathered outside the Jefferson County school board building seemed hopeful.Open contributions: how did your school teach Columbus Day?Witt pushes ahead with the vote - it passes. 3-2. Shouts of "RECALL." "Silence," shouts Witt. #Jeffco Continue reading...

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