Mike Johnston

Posted Feb. 15, 2017

Coffee Break: Colorado Ed Reformer Mike Johnston on DeVos, DACA and His Future in the Democratic Party

Mike Johnston was a Teach For America corps member in the Mississippi Delta, a principal for six years in Colorado, and served as a senior…

By Katelyn Silva

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Posted Nov. 24, 2015

Q & A at The 74 with Colorado State Senator (and Former Teacher and Principal) Mike Johnston

Matt Barnum of The Seventy Four shares out what he learned during a lengthy phone interview with Colorado State Senator, Mike Johnston. Not only does Johnston talk frankly about the controversial teacher evaluation system he was key in pushing through, but he highlights the collaboration he's seen from certain union leaders and shares his thoughts on other education initiatives on the horizon in his state. He frequently reflects on his own…

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Posted Oct. 15, 2020

Think Your Vote Doesn’t Matter? Then Vote Local.

National media is entirely preoccupied by Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s ongoing barroom brawl. But there are 95,000 other seats across America up for grabs…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 12, 2020

Remote Learning Isn’t Great. Whining Is Worse.

My kids are upstairs pretending to learn. My wife and I know they aren’t engaged. Their teachers range from earnest to weird. The most challenging…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Oct. 12, 2020

Here’s Why Dumping the Discipline Question on the Common App Really Matters

This is a year unlike any other. I am sure you have heard this over and over again as, over the past seven months, our…

By Kelisa Wing

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