Ben DeGrow is senior education policy analyst and assistant research director for the Denver-based, free market Independence Institute, where he has authored more than 30 reports and numerous opinion-editorials. He has successfully recommended various policy changes supporting school choice and innovation while serving on Colorado and national task forces. Ben is married to Marya DeGrow, a fellow Hillsdale College alum and Independence Institute colleague. They are parents of three girls—two of whom are students in a Jefferson County public charter school, where Ben serves on the board of directors. Find him on Twitter: @bendegrow

Supreme Court ruling could make Colorado a school choice destination

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  Education, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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A pending Colorado court decision on school choice could create vast ripples in the fabric of American K-12 education.

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Report finds Denver’s ‘SchoolChoice’ system improves enrollment, more focus needed on performance

By   /  January 20, 2015  /  Education, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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A new report finds that while Denver’s 3-year-old SchoolChoice system has thrived in terms of choices and enrollment, more stock needs to be into school performance.

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Report: Colorado education fares OK, rates well next to other states

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Colorado, Education, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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On the 19th edition of ALEC’s Report Card, Colorado education performance and policies ranked highly among states, with many improvements still to be made.

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