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The Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree/Roxborough Democrats provide a forum for residents of Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Roxborough Village and Roxborough Park to get together to socialize with like minded people, participate in projects, and become involved in legislation and candidates that further the needs of their communities.

Event: 'Forum with Author Kris Nielsen' Print
  K: Community
Non-political events within our communities
Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 7:00 pm
Duration: 2 Hours

Please join us for an information and discussion forum where we will hear about and discuss the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), what it means for our district and our state, and what we can do about it.

Westridge Recreation Center
9650 Foothills Canyon Boulevard
Highlands Ranch 80129
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM

We will hear a lively presentation from Kris Nielsen, author of the recently released book "Children of the Core" about Race to the Top and its effects, followed by an audience Q & A period.

Copies of the book will be on sale for $20 each, payable by cash, check, or major credit card.

Please join us for an evening of enlightenment, empowerment, and the making of a plan to save Douglas County’s once envied public educational system. We look forward to seeing you!

About Kris Nielsen:
Kris L. Nielsen has worked in education for over ten years, including six years as a middle grades teacher and instructional leader in New Mexico, Oregon, and North Carolina. He is a graduate of Western Governors University’s Master of Science Education program, with emphasis on child development and instructional technology.

Kris is an activist against corporate education reform and has had his writing featured in several online magazines and blogs, including those of the Washington Post and Diane Ravitch. He currently blogs at Kris lives in New York State with his two daughters, young son, and beautiful wife.

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