education

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Taking a hit: Colorado school districts grapple with insuring against hail

It’s one example of the often-forgotten expenses school districts incur outside of the classroom.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado built a system to measure child care quality. Now, it wants more providers to climb the ratings ladder.

State leaders say they’re pleased that more than half of the state’s child care and preschool programs have moved beyond Level 1, but plan to survey providers in the coming year to learn more about the system’s sticking points`

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

STEM School, site of fatal shooting, secures five-year charter renewal after contentious battle

The Douglas County Public Schools superintendent will conduct a two-year compliance review to make sure the institution has addressed safety concerns

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

How to close the technology gender gap? A Colorado-launched effort starts with making sure stories don’t go untold

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado treats marijuana taxes like “a piggy bank.” But now top lawmakers want to limit spending to two areas.

Colorado budget writers want to prioritize spending marijuana tax money on opioids and education, but it could mean cuts elsewhere

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

There’s an app for that: How two rural Colorado counties reached more kids with developmental delays

Catching delays and providing therapies to help children catch up in their earliest years not only capitalizes on a key period of brain growth, but can reduce the need for special education services later on

SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published

Amid tipsy Santas and smartphones, author saw need for urgent message on dealing with disaster

In the way we've dealt with previous disasters, L.S. Gardiner sees a way forward in dealing with climate change

Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published

In “Tales from an Uncertain World” excerpt, author explores the boundaries of understanding

Science educator L.S. Gardiner's book about climate change begins with an explanation of how we process what we know, and what we don't know