education

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Charter school network STRIVE Prep to close northwest Denver high school in possible sign of what’s to come

STRIVE’s decision is significant because after years of rapid growth, demographers predict enrollment in Denver Public Schools will soon begin to shrink

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In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan

Gov. Jared Polis also says he wants to work with the legislature to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding, which could mean some form of a tax increase. One option is to take a regional approach as opposed to a statewide one.

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High school can be rough. These Colorado teens are making it easier for their peers to get help.

In a state with an alarming youth suicide rate and a persistent hunger for prevention strategies, the vouchers represent a student-driven effort to broaden access to mental health services

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Colorado districts aren’t getting enough state money to maintain schools and attract teachers. So they’re turning to local taxpayers.

Voters approved requests to fund critical school infrastructure projects and teacher raises in six districts, but rejected them in others. Local dollars are becoming more crucial to fill gaps left by the state.

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Michael Bennet looks to New Hampshire to give his 2020 presidential campaign new life

The Colorado senator filed paperwork Wednesday to qualify for the 2020 Democratic ballot in the Granite State and remains bullish about his campaign’s prospects

An end to Denver’s school reform era? Teachers union-backed school board candidates win big

Tay Anderson, Brad Laurvick and Scott Baldermann all appeared poised to win

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On eve of Colorado school board elections, youth coalition renews push to lower voting age

This latest attempt comes amid a wave of youth activism on everything from climate change to immigration and amid national conversations about lowering the voting age for presidential and other elections

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“Keep the story going”: How community volunteers nudge Colorado elementary students to take on racism

Run by YWCA Boulder County, the idea is to use storytelling to raise awareness about racism and discrimination, and encourage students to do something about it