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Rise & Shine: Spending in Denver school board races has topped $1.3 million
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. FOLLOW THE MONEY The Denver school board…
October 16, 2019
Rise & Shine: Park County teacher strike enters third day
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. STATE BOARD A…
October 15, 2019
A third candidate seeks to represent Denver on the State Board of Education
Donna Morganstern is a retired education data analyst and accountability manager for the Colorado Department of Education.
October 14, 2019
Special Report: Read what Colorado school board candidates have to say
October 11, 2019
Special Alert: Denver releases 2019 school ratings
missing the mark
October 11, 2019
For the second year in a row, fewer Denver schools earn top ratings
One thing that makes Denver’s rating system unique is an “academic gaps indicator" that looks at equity across student groups.
Updated October 14, 2019
Park County teachers on strike Monday after negotiations break down
If members of the South Park Education Association walk off the job, it will be the third teacher strike in Colorado in less than 18 months.
October 11, 2019
Rise & Shine: A top rating will be harder for Colorado schools to earn
SETTING THE BAR Hundreds of Colorado schools are likely to lose their top rating under changes approved by the State Board of Education Thursday, and…
setting the bar
State Board raises standards, making it harder for Colorado schools to earn a top rating
Hundreds of Colorado schools are likely to lose their top rating under changes approved by the State Board of Education Thursday.
October 8, 2019
District, teacher groups urge State Board not to change Colorado school ratings
At issue is what’s known as the school performance framework, a measure of school quality that is largely based on standardized tests students take in the spring.
October 7, 2019
Park County teachers set one-week strike deadline
The decision to announce a strike date raises the stakes for any negotiations that take place between union representatives and district officials.
October 4, 2019
Rise & Shine: How to turn around a high school
THE RIGHT STUFF Overhauling scheduling so that students start the year on the right foot is just the first piece of a reorganization of Adams…
October 2, 2019
It’s Count Day in Colorado schools. Here’s why an accurate census matters.
Schools across Colorado are conducting a headcount Wednesday with high financial stakes in a rapidly changing state.
October 1, 2019
No criminal charges in Denver school bus fight as the district continues its review
Whether the district will undertake any policy changes in response to the Sept. 18 Denver school bus fight remains to be seen.
September 27, 2019
On the verge of Colorado’s third teacher strike, one mountain district waits in limbo
Both sides hope last-minute talks will yield common ground that could avoid a Park County teacher strike.
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