Kathleen Anderson

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

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 Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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