education

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In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?

Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?

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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.

Opinion: Hey parents, here’s why you should let your children fail

Failure in childhood is a good thing: It’s your child’s long-term superpower

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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.