Colorado education

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Special education teachers are hard to find in Colorado. They’re also some of the hardest to keep, study shows.

A new study on teacher mobility and attrition reveals that special education teachers are more than twice as likely as other teachers to change schools in Colorado

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After calling out inequity on debate stage, Michael Bennet leans on his education experience in his presidential bid

Michael Bennet, who is currently polling at less than 1% and has yet to release an education platform, spoke with Chalkbeat about his education plans,

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Colorado ranks low nationwide in providing summer meals to kids who need free lunch at school, report finds

While Colorado has made some improvement, some federal policy changes could make summer meals available to more children who need them.

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Why teachers unions are trying to block outside intervention in Colorado schools

These are the first state-ordered outside interventions under Colorado’s 2009 accountability law, and the outcome of these lawsuits will clarify the state’s authority to tell school districts what to do

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More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work

Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education

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Garage sales and GoFundMe campaigns are nice, but Colorado districts want a better fix for school lunch debt

Boulder Valley School District, for instance, has around $200,000 in lunch debt accrued over several years.

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A Colorado anti-tax group is trying halt a new law aimed at boosting early childhood education funding

The Colorado Union of Taxpayers received approval Friday to gather signatures to try to repeal House Bill 1052