Colorado has had a shortage of cybersecurity professionals for years. Here’s how that’s going.
Colorado schools like MSU Denver have ramped up cybersecurity programs as the world’s thirst for cyber protection grows. But it’s not just about a college degree.
Rural Colorado schools, unable to recruit out-of-town teachers, are trying to get locals into classrooms
Edison School District used to be able to count on at least seven job applicants. Now it’s hard to get even one.
Colorado teacher prep programs saw an “exodus” when COVID hit — another test for school districts facing shortages
As Colorado’s teacher pipeline slows to a trickle, more of the state’s new educators are taking charge of classrooms while still learning how to teach
Driving a decade of progress, Hispanic students in Colorado made huge gains in high school graduation
Colorado’s Hispanic graduation rate rose nearly 20 percentage points from 2010 to 2020, double the gain for all students, and faster than for any other demographic
Key gaps between Black, Latino and white Coloradans have narrowed, but equity is “a dream unrealized”
Lamar High School is dropped from list of Colorado schools with banned mascots at 11th hour
A last-minute vote by the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs board means the Lamar school, which retired its Savages mascot, will dodge threat of $25,000 monthly fine for violating state law
Colorado’s teacher evaluation system is set to change. Here’s how.
Starting with the 2023-24 school year, students’ standardized test scores will play a smaller role in teachers’ ratings
New Colorado teachers eligible for loan forgiveness, student teaching stipends
44% of Colorado voters think schools are on the wrong track, poll reveals
28% said they thought schools were on the right track, while 28% said they didn't know or didn't have an opinion
Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot
The vote on the Kiowa Schools request was held at the May 19 meeting of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs
Denver superintendent’s goals include dismantling “oppressive systems”￼
Superintendent Alex Marrero started the top job in Denver Public Schools in July
Lamar High School drops “Savage” from its mascot name as 10 new schools are found in violation of state law
In a meeting running concurrently with state Commission of Indian Affairs, Lamar’s school board voted to remove the offensive word. The district doesn’t know if it is in compliance.
“Everybody has a second job”: Low pay leaves rural Colorado teachers struggling
Colorado’s teacher salaries are among the lowest in the nation
Rural Colorado students go to college at low rates. But one town bucks the trend.
Fewer than half of rural Colorado’s high school graduates go to college, a rate that’s about five percentage points below the state average
Budgets fat with fossil fuel revenue at odds with climate-change goals in states like Colorado
Will Toor, executive director of the Colorado Energy Office, said the state's not targeting fossil fuel production — only the industry's emissions.
Life is hard for middle and high schoolers who struggle to read. This Colorado public school aims to help.
Experts say Colorado’s local control landscape means wide variation in the kinds of extra help provided to secondary struggling readers — if there’s any at all
Colorado voters to decide to limit tax exemptions to fund free school lunch expansion
Lawmakers have sent a measure to the voters that would bring in an additional $101 million a year by limiting tax deductions for high-income earners
Colorado school children raised trout. The state had to kill a lot of the “poor buggers” for testing.
But an innovative solution is helping Trout in the Classroom cut down the number of fish involved in the fatal testing process
Lisa Roy named sole finalist to lead Colorado’s new early childhood agency
Roy is currently the director of program development at the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska
A Colorado camp connecting deaf students to the outdoors is reemerging from the brink of collapse
Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has faced tens of thousands of dollars of debt, staff turnover, a lawsuit, a flooded lodge and a pandemic. In three years, it’s regained stability and is branching out to educate more kids.