education

Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

Twenty years after Columbine, Colorado schools are assessing an astonishing number of student threats

Some Colorado districts are evaluating an average of four threats per school day. Administrators say the process is sound, but others worry students' civil rights are trampled in the rush to protect schools from liability.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado districts are preparing quickly for full-day kindergarten, potentially increasing costs

A number of districts are pushing to make the jump to full-day K next fall, concerned about the academic and financial ramifications if they don’t

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Will Colorado reform its checkerboard of school taxes? Not this year.

Advocates said they hope this is not the end of the road for an idea that could raise as much as $450 million for education and make school funding fairer

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

As free full-day kindergarten nears reality in Colorado, advocates press their case

The state budget, which got initial approval in the state Senate earlier Wednesday afternoon, includes $185 million to pay for free, full-day kindergarten across Colorado

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

What the $30.5 billion Colorado state budget means for you — yes, you

The spending bills for fiscal year 2020 includes pay hikes for state employees, more money for education and dozens of other programs favored by Democrats.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

To boost student attendance and well-being, more Colorado schools ask: “Need help with laundry?”

There’s no official count of schools that offer students or families access to on-site laundry facilities — but at least a half-dozen in Colorado do

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado lawmakers seek overhaul for troubled $231 million program meant to help kids catch up on reading

The proposed changes follow reports that the READ Act, which has been around since 2012, has failed to produce significant gains