Tag Archives: BVSD

Supporting Transgender Students and Their Families

Recently, the Superintendent of the Boulder Valley School District, my employer, sent out a memo affirming the School Board’s support for transgender students. This was a reaction from President Trump rescinding protections for them, and not allowing them to use … Continue reading

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Noted Author, District Superintendent Combine For BVGT Event

It was a busy week for me. After attending the CAGT conference in Denver, my group, Boulder Valley Gifted & Talented (BVGT), hosted a presentation by Stephanie Tolan, who was a keynote at this week’s CAGT conference.  She is an … Continue reading

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ACT Scoring By State Revisited

I received a thoughtful comment about my last blog post on ACT scores.  It’s from my friend Tricia Carpenter, a former Talented and Gifted Advisor at Platt Middle School in Boulder.  Tricia writes: I saw your ACT article on your blog. … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News For Boulder And Colorado ACT Scores

First, the good news. High school juniors in the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) continued to be above the Colorado state average on the 2011 ACT and scored the highest in the Denver metro area. Fairview High School, where I’m … Continue reading

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First Meeting With The New School District Superintendent

I met Bruce Messinger, Ph.D., the new superintendent of the Boulder Valley School District, at Louisville Middle School.  This was one of two community receptions providing an opportunity for BVSD students, staff, parents and community members to meet the new … Continue reading

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