John J. Newkirk

John J. Newkirk served on the Jefferson County (Colo.) Board of Education from 2013 to 2015.

How the National Teachers Union Usurped a Local Election

 

In November of 2013, the people of Jefferson County, Colorado elected me to represent their interests on the Board of Education. My goal was ambitious, but straightforward: help turn our 83,000 student school district, where I attended elementary through high school, into the nation’s leader in public education. But with one out of two Jeffco […]

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