The changes come after a Denver high school principal, who is a member of the Klamath tribe of Oregon, expressed horror with the curriculum — and frustration that it hadn’t yet been changed
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Charter school network STRIVE Prep to close northwest Denver high school in possible sign of what’s to comeBy Melanie Asmar Education Primary category in which blog post is published
In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget planBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The question now is what this “flip” will mean for teachers, students, and parents
This continues a decade-long period where average scores in reading and math have remained essentially flat, even as the score gaps between high- and low-achieving students has been widening
Lawmakers are finally setting out to retool Colorado’s school funding formula. They’ll have to reach a consensus on these questions first.
Three key factors influence how much money Colorado’s 178 districts receive per pupil. A committee that’s been stalled for two years may have moved the needle with ways to rebalance funding.
How a Colorado public school for students with dyslexia is changing the game for struggling readers — and the state conversation on reading
ALLIES, now in its third year, is ascending at a time when lawmakers and education leaders are raising big questions about why so many Colorado children can’t read well
The board voted 5-2 to toughen the standards despite vigorous lobbying from people who said they would prefer a complete overhaul of the accountability system
Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.
By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies