More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off
Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty
Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performanceBy Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado wants to ensure teachers know how to teach reading. But some say proposed rules lack teeth and transparency.By Ann Schimke Education Primary category in which blog post is published
“Lives are at stake”: Students, teachers plead for Denver schools to do more in face of rising gun violence
Denver’s homicide count has been on an upward trend since 2005, though it’s still not as high as in the mid-1990s
There are big challenges to paying for preschool in Colorado, a state that does not fully fund its K-12 education system and only this year started paying for full-day kindergarten
Most Colorado teacher prep programs don’t teach reading well, report says. University leaders don’t buy it.
While many higher education leaders discount the report as an unreliable gauge of whether teacher prep programs adequately train teachers on reading instruction, there’s no debate that far too many children struggle with reading
The resolution says research shows secure firearm storage is associated with large reductions in the risk of self-inflicted and unintentional firearm injuries among children
Colorado’s public school enrollment nudged up this year — propelled by changes in full-day kindergarten, according to official numbers released Thursday.
Statewide, Colorado’s 81.1% graduation rate still leaves the state below the national average
HOPE’s elementary has received one of the two lowest ratings from the state for nine years now, despite a state-ordered improvement plan in 2017
At its most basic, school choice means students can request to attend any public school in Colorado for free, even across district lines.
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