Colorado Department of Education
Concurrent enrollment saves students from 173 Colorado school districts time and money -- and is helping to close the racial education gap.
Colorado districts aren’t getting enough state money to maintain schools and attract teachers. So they’re turning to local taxpayers.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation — with little research on the benefits
Money moved more than 100 districts to forge ahead with the largely untested strategy. Parents and teachers learned to love it, but nobody knows its impact on kids and learning.
Gov. Polis’ full-day kindergarten program could bust its budget by $40 million in first year, state survey predicts
Local school officials anticipate near-universal attendance, but state lawmakers only set aside full-day K funding for 85% attendance.
Huge crowd of parents lines up to support 5-year extension. But some worry administrators are using tragedy to deflect scrutiny of safety, finances and child-abuse allegations.
The state ranked poorly in health outcomes and mediocre overall in the latest national report on child well-being by the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.
One school social worker quelled a girl’s suicidal thoughts. Colorado hopes a lot more of them can provide a lasting solution.
Lawmakers recently gave a boost to mental health funding in schools, but one notes the “long game” will require even greater commitment
No Colorado school districts meet federal safety standards for behavioral health staffing, investigation shows
A Colorado Sun investigation finds that despite clear connections between mental health and school shootings, far more funding goes to physical security measures