The additional support will help the beleaguered facility school system grow by 40% statewide
How a Colorado college is using rapid rehousing to help its students experiencing homelessness
Fort Lewis College’s first-in-state program served 108 students in its inaugural year.
High school senior calls for change to Colorado law so she can wear a Mexican sash at her graduation
Gov. Jared Polis signed a law Thursday allowing Native Americans to wear traditional regalia at graduations. Now, 18-year-old Naomi Peña Villasano is calling for more ethnicities to be included.
Five takeaways from Colorado’s report on college-going trends
About 49.9% of 2021 high school graduates in Colorado went to college, much lower than the national average of 61.8%
Campus police, security screening, more mental health staff: Denver schools get a new safety plan
Denver Public Schools released the initial draft of a districtwide safety plan on Monday. Parents are outraged over a lack of communication between the district and families.
Four Colorado colleges granted $5M by Delta Dental to expand oral health programs
The grants from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation will either expand existing dental hygiene programs or create new ones to address a workforce shortage
Colorado schools struggle to account for all their most vulnerable kids. That won’t change for at least one more year.
The state counts “at-risk” students based on those who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch. Changes to that approach could include counting kids enrolled in Medicaid, but the state doesn’t yet have that data by district.
COVID relief funds for Colorado schools run out next year. But many pandemic challenges show no signs of waning.
Staff shortages and mental health struggles among students and teachers continue to ripple across Colorado schools three years into the pandemic
Tens of thousands of Colorado families have matched with a universal preschool provider. Another 2,300 will have to apply again.
The Colorado Department of Education matched families during the first round of applications and will begin pairing applicants from the second round with providers next month
Castle Rock mom says student chat group threatened her son, used racist slurs
The victim, an 8th grader, was pulled from Castle Rock Middle School by his mother. Another student has been suspended.