Peter Huidekoper

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Guest Blogger

Education Consultant and Former Teacher

Parker, Colorado

Peter Huidekoper is an Colorado-based education consultant and the coordinator of the Colorado Education Policy Fellowship Program. Since 1998, he’s written and published the Another View newsletter.

Huidekoper also previously taught English for 18 years—at the middle school, high school and community college level.

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Posted Oct. 10, 2016
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A Teacher Who Almost Quits and Realizes That ‘Just Loving the Kids Was Not Enough’

I recently sat down with a teacher after her three years in two different elementary schools. One was a high-performing…

By Peter Huidekoper

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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