Gwendolyn Tippy thinks about her lesson as she sits in kindergarten class at University Elementary School, 6525 W. 18th St., in Greeley. (Joshua Polson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Despite costs, complications — and meltdowns — Colorado school districts power through full-day kindergarten

Parents are embracing the new option, championed by Gov. Jared Polis, even if their young ones can be a bit hesitant to head to class

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

More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.