Centauri Middle School teacher Pat Naranjo, center, leads a small-group discussion about a short story with students (clockwise) Davian Cervantez , Zach Gallardo, Aaron Woods and Colton Creery Aug 21. The school is part of the North Conejos School District and operates on a four-day week where students attend classes for nearly eight hours per day. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation — with little research on the benefits

Money moved more than 100 districts to forge ahead with the largely untested strategy. Parents and teachers learned to love it, but nobody knows its impact on kids and learning.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado wants to steer more students toward college by driving down higher education costs beyond tuition

Close to half of Colorado’s adult population hasn’t pursued education beyond high school at a time when the majority of jobs demand certificates or degrees

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Colorado is home to a collection of classic Shelby muscle cars. But are they just bygone relics in the Uber era?

The new “Ford v Ferrari” movie shines a light on the romance and high point of car culture enshrined in a museum in Boulder. But it comes amid waning American interest in cars.

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Colorado immigrant driver’s licenses will be available at 9 locations starting in January

The opening of the new offices will mark the first expansion since the hobbled program went into effect in August 2014