Kathleen Anderson

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Denver, Colorado

Kathleen Anderson has taught in Colorado for the past five years. She graduated with a B.A. in creative writing from Colorado College and graduated from University of Colorado, Denver with an M.A. in educational psychology. She is currently pursuing an M.A. at University of Colorado’s School of Public Affairs.

Kathleen is a Colorado Educator Voice Fellow with America Achieves. This past August, she began teaching at STRIVE Prep-Kepner, a turnaround school in Southwest Denver and bought her first home in the neighborhood.

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Posted Jan. 9, 2017
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What If We Taught Kids to Read at 3 Instead of 11?

Students and families in Southwest Denver have been underserved for nearly 20 years. Kepner Middle School has ranked in the…

By Kathleen Anderson

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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If the Louisiana Governor Has His Way, High School Graduates Will Continue to Stay Stuck in Remedial College Courses

If Governor John Bel Edwards has his way today, setting higher goals for Louisiana students could be delayed by a year or two and possibly…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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