Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

Michael Bennet and Educational Re-Gifting

Current United States Senator and former DPS Superintendent Michael Bennet is the subject of a Maureen Dowd column in the New York Times.  One has to overcome Dowd’s unfortunate fetish for both absurd analogy (Vail’s ski cliffs) and odd personal … Continue reading

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Bennet Bingo….

With the Secretary of Education position now decided, one might think the game of guessing DPS’s new Superintendent in the new year would pass.  Not so fast…

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Song of Themselves

DCTA president Kim Ursetta’s full endorstatement on Michael Bennet was just posted by Alan, where she concludes: Michael Bennet would bring new ideas and approaches to the U.S. Department of Education. This press release was sent to the media on Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows (an ongoing series)

The latest tangent from the speculation regarding Bennet’s potential as Secretary of Education, is a press release from the Denver teacher’s union supporting the choice: “He is reform-minded and interested in new approaches,” wrote Kim Ursetta, president of the Denver … Continue reading

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Bill Gates on Ed (and Bennet teaser)

Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter has an article on Bill Gates, which happens to also mention Denver’s own Michael Bennet as a potential Secretary of Education. Gates, as we’ve seen, has spent lots of money with little effect, so it’s interesting to see how his thinking … Continue reading

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