Colorado parents create 'no-politics' public school with focus on traditional studies

Colorado parents create 'no-politics' public school with focus on traditional studies

Colorado parents create 'no-politics' public school with focus on traditional studies Woodland Park community opened new school in only one year A group of rural Colorado parents have opened their own public school with a focus on traditional studies and values after the community expressed a desire for more school choice. Merit Academy in Woodland Park, Colo., opened Aug. 23 with about 186 enrolled students and 65 more on their waiting list. The K-8 school, which plans to expand through grade 12, emphasizes the principles of civic responsibility, intellectual growth and desire for good, according to their mission statement. Two founding board members joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday to discuss the importance of having a "no-politics" learning environment for their community. "We surveyed the parents to see what sort of …
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