Colorado school officials are worried about an outbreak because of the state's low vaccination rates. To prepare, some have started following state law. (Heather Hazzan via SELF American Academy of Pediatrics Vaccine Photo Project)

Colorado’s near-lowest vaccination rates have schools ready to enforce state law to prevent an outbreak

Boulder Valley, Littleton and Brighton are excluding noncompliant students from school amid growing fears about Colorado's vaccination rates

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Colorado has spent hundreds of millions to help kids read. Now, it will spend up to $5.2 million to find out why it hasn’t worked.

A state law passed last spring mandated the external evaluation and other steps intended to improve the 2012 law, known as the READ Act

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Charter school network STRIVE Prep to close northwest Denver high school in possible sign of what’s to come

STRIVE’s decision is significant because after years of rapid growth, demographers predict enrollment in Denver Public Schools will soon begin to shrink