Peter Huidekoper

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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 Mar. 22, 2017
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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
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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. …

By Peter Cunningham

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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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