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Denver turned marijuana into money for after-school programs. Other cities are taking note.

In 2012 Colorado approved the recreational use of marijuana for adults, with a tax earmarking some funds for education

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Teachers in Park County end strike without pay raises or a contract

This marks the end of the longest teacher strike in Colorado in decades and the first in recent years to end without any meaningful concessions from the district

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How a Colorado public school for students with dyslexia is changing the game for struggling readers — and the state conversation on reading

ALLIES, now in its third year, is ascending at a time when lawmakers and education leaders are raising big questions about why so many Colorado children can’t read well

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Park County teacher strike enters its second week, even as classes resume

District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff

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Judge dismisses lawsuits challenging private management in two Colorado school districts

David H. Goldberg, a Denver district court judge, ruled that the union failed to establish how the order had caused injury and so lacked grounds to sue

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Park County teachers plan to strike Monday after negotiations break down

The union received legal clearance to strike from the state Department of Labor and Employment in late September and set an official strike date of Oct. 14

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State Board raises standards, making it harder for Colorado schools to earn a top rating

The board voted 5-2 to toughen the standards despite vigorous lobbying from people who said they would prefer a complete overhaul of the accountability system

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District, teacher groups urge State Board not to change Colorado school ratings

Proposed changes to how Colorado schools are rated include making it harder for schools to reach the top tier