Jeffco Public Schools
The list of reading curriculums illustrates not only the stark differences between Jeffco schools, but also the large number of district schools that are out of compliance with a 2019 state law
What do Jeffco schools use to teach reading? District leaders don’t know, and neither does the public.Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Thousands of kids in Colorado’s largest school districts didn’t show up for spring remote learning. The race is on to find them.Michael Booth Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Jeffco Public Schools becomes second Colorado district to announce school year will begin fully remoteJesse Paul Education Primary category in which blog post is published
The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.
For Colorado’s youngest students, attention span is just as important as academics in remote learning
As school districts shift to online learning in response to the coronavirus, technology will be critical in maintaining classroom relationships
Colorado families are getting a taste of homeschool thanks to the coronavirus crisis. Could it stick?
As parents trade spots with teachers, some are considering making the jump to homeschooling for good. But it’s tougher than they thought.
Colorado teachers plan to rally at the Capitol again this year — and at least one district will cancel classes
The 84,000-student Jeffco district made the announcement Wednesday, saying the number of expected teacher absences had exceeded the number that could be covered by substitutes
It’s one example of the often-forgotten expenses school districts incur outside of the classroom.
Citing lack of consensus, Jeffco Public Schools abandons idea to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School
The idea was first floated in June. A survey by the school district revealed that many were against the concept.
Should schools and buildings be torn down after mass shootings? Columbine looks to others as it struggles with trespassers
There are countless examples of macabre tourist attractions that have drawn the focus of the curious and the obsessed, or they were razed or remodeled quickly
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.