Nate Easley

Nate_Easley

Executive Director, Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, Colorado

Nate is currently the executive director of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, which provides students at local public schools with college counseling, scholarships, and financial aid and support. Prior to his work at DSF, Nate served as vice president for national and international programs at the Council for Opportunity in Education, in Washington, D.C., Nate was also a member of Denver’s Board of Education, where he was president from 2009 to 2011.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in student affairs in higher education, both from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in education from American University.

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
realchoice

When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
girlatlunch

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. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
parentinvolvement

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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