Articles By Ann Schimke
The new teacher training requirement is among a raft of recent state changes meant to ensure teachers know and use approaches to reading instruction backed by science
In Colorado, where lawmakers are preparing for a budget hit of as much as $3 billion, the potential impact on recent early childhood gains is unclear.
One thing everyone agrees on is that $41 million, no matter how it’s divvied up, won’t get the job done
She closed her Colorado child care center because of coronavirus. Now, she’s wondering if she’ll ever reopen.
Bill Jaeger, vice president of early childhood and policy initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, said he’s concerned the industry — where providers already operate on the thinnest of margins — could collapse
The announcement came after two groups representing grocery and food processing workers urged Gov. Jared Polis and other state officials to give such workers the same kinds of protections available to frontline health workers
Colorado medical workers are getting free childcare. Should grocery store and food processing employees get the same benefit?
Minnesota and Vermont have already made free child care available to grocery store workers
Some Colorado child care centers followed districts in closing. Now the state wants them to stay open.
Several Denver providers said they had thought carefully about whether or not to close, consulting health care professionals, their partners in local school districts, and infectious disease protocols.
Colorado teachers plan to rally at the Capitol again this year — and at least one district will cancel classes
The 84,000-student Jeffco district made the announcement Wednesday, saying the number of expected teacher absences had exceeded the number that could be covered by substitutes
The new rules will govern the rollout of legislation that updates a major 2012 law — the READ Act — requiring districts to help struggling readers in the early grades