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
The Western Slope’s outdoor recreation economy had everything but a bachelor’s degree. Colorado Mesa is changing that.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performanceBy Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado wants to ensure teachers know how to teach reading. But some say proposed rules lack teeth and transparency.By Ann Schimke Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Just as regular first aid courses teach lay people how to staunch bleeding from a wound or perform CPR, mental health first aid trains them how to talk someone through a crisis and recognize warning signs
If passed, Colorado’s act would become law in 2023. That presumably would allow an embattled NCAA and other collegiate sports groups to develop national standards on student athlete compensation.
Gov. Jared Polis’ administration wants to find a new way to fund state colleges and universities, but now the effort has stalled
“Lives are at stake”: Students, teachers plead for Denver schools to do more in face of rising gun violence
Denver’s homicide count has been on an upward trend since 2005, though it’s still not as high as in the mid-1990s
The legislation would limit individual donors to $2,500 per election cycle and small donor committees, such as that used by the Denver teachers union, to $25,000
Colorado boarding school, where government sought to assimilate tribal students, listed as a “most endangered” place
Colorado Preservation, Inc. is working with Southern Ute leaders as they consider preserving the site near Ignacio, which recalls a painful chapter of U.S. history
Most Colorado public school teachers are white, but almost half of their students are not. Can the state close the gap?
Colorado lawmakers want to explore what’s standing in the way of minority teacher candidates. One hurdle: licensure.
There are big challenges to paying for preschool in Colorado, a state that does not fully fund its K-12 education system and only this year started paying for full-day kindergarten
Colorado got $3.6 million from the Equifax breach. It’ll help start a rural college program to prevent this from happening again.
Colorado Northwestern Community College plans to start cybersecurity classes this Fall while the rest of the money will be spent on consumer education and possibly a loan-forgiveness program.