The increase in the state’s graduation rate marks a turnaround from 2021, when the rate fell for the first time in more than a decade.
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On Edge: For Tylan Jones, anxiety is also a battle between optimism and pessimism
Tylan Jones is not naive. He is a 20-year-old Black man living in the United States. This reality does not easily accommodate naivete. When he was in middle school, he says, he and some Black friends got off the bus in their east Denver neighborhood and an “old white lady” came out of her house […]
Colorado had a record graduation rate in 2020 despite coronavirus. But the pandemic may hamper future classes.
Colorado’s high school graduation rate climbed to a record 81.9% in 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic closing schools from mid-March through the end of the academic year. Data released on Tuesday by the Colorado Department of Education shows that the state’s Class of 2020 continued a trend of increasing graduation rates over the past decade, […]
Opinion: For students, this is the perfect time to begin thinking about a college search
If you are a high school junior or sophomore, or even a freshman, during this time while you are locked in your house, it is a perfect time to dive into the college talk. The first step to being successful in the college search process is to try to understand where you want to be […]
Colorado mountain biking program teaches girls to conquer trails, with an eye toward helping in other parts of life
Esmeralda Parro grabs her bike from a trailer marked “The Cycle Effect” and starts riding to join a group of girls warming up for the day’s practice. Pedaling up a steep hill, the 11 year old stops just short of the top. Her coach is watching. “Esme! Go back down and change your gear, then […]