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 Oct. 23, 2020

The Presidential Election Ain’t the Only Thing We Have to Worry About, We Must #VoteLocal

Alright, Black people—let’s push past Ice Cube’s meeting with Trump and 50 Cent’s declaration supporting his reelection. Yes we love hot tea and messiness from…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Oct. 26, 2020

Rev. Sharpton: Education Problems Are a ‘Five-Alarm’ Fire

Now would be a good time to listen to Rev. Al Sharpton. You didn’t see that coming. Me, of all people, pointing to a left-of-center…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

Khaliah Fitchett on Going From Handcuffs to Running for Congress

One afternoon in March 2010, Khaliah Fitchette, a 16-year-old student at Newark’s University High School, was riding home on a NJ Transit bus with her…

By Laura Waters

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