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Why this standalone Denver charter school is considering joining forces with a network
July 13, 2018
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July 12, 2018
This Colorado principal saved a student’s life by paying attention at the right time
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July 11, 2018
A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot
July 3, 2018
The first year of teaching is notoriously tough. Denver is experimenting with a new approach
July 9, 2018
Adams 14 votes to appoint Sen. Dominick Moreno to fill board vacancy
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How education reform became a wedge issue among Colorado Democrats this election year
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Colorado General Assembly 2018
June 21, 2018
Change in Colorado law sets up a ‘David and Goliath’ school choice battle no one saw coming
A last-minute provision tacked onto an unrelated bill allows school districts to send buses into neighboring jurisdictions without their consent.
May 10, 2018
What Colorado lawmakers did for and to schools in 2018
In a world of competing priorities, education came out ahead in the Colorado General Assembly's 2018 session.
May 10, 2018
Colorado lawmakers’ pension compromise raises teacher retirement age, cuts benefits
The deal that emerged from 12 hours of negotiations Wednesday was not the deal that many people expected to see when the day started.
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July 10, 2018
Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education
We asked the candidates for governor of Colorado what they think about school funding, school choice, the achievement gap, and more.
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July 6, 2018
Lots of detective work and no snap judgments: How this Colorado school leader approaches discipline
A Colorado assistant principal talks about his restorative approach to discipline and his reliance on school counselors for the inside scoop.
July 5, 2018
Jeffco takes collaborative approach as it considers later school start times
The group crafting recommendations, which is still open to new members, is seeking public input.
June 29, 2018
Denver’s new plan gives its neediest students a shot at coveted schools, but waitlists could grow
“This is a real big step forward in enrollment equity,” Superintendent Tom Boasberg said.
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Rise & Shine: Two Boulder Valley school teams take top spots in rocket contest
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Rise & Shine: Denver strategy to reduce pressure of gentrification will likely include school district
June 5, 2018
No walls: Forest preschools let kids run free, but can they change to reach diverse families?
Two states are working to create rules for "forest preschools," a move that could expand the model's footprint and open the way for low-income families to participate.
May 18, 2018
A growing Jeffco program trains future early childhood workers while they’re still in high school
A new training program at a Jefferson County high school seeks to help cultivate the early childhood workforce of the future.
May 9, 2018
Colorado schools gave out nearly 1,800 suspensions to young students with disabilities last year
A Chalkbeat analysis shows that in Colorado last year, special education students in kindergarten through second grade received a disproportionate number of suspensions.
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Mentors matter: Good teaching really can be passed down to student teachers, new research finds
Do student teachers learn more when they’re mentored by an effective teacher? The answer may seem obvious, but there’s been little research confirming as much—until now.
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‘The war on teachers still exists.’ Newark Teachers Union chief on the Janus ruling, Roger León, and threats from Washington
NTU President John Abeigon weighed in on Newark's new superintendent and a Supreme Court ruling that could weaken public unions.
July 13, 2018
‘Sharing their hearts’: Why these parents became advocates for Memphis students
While their children are out of school for the summer, a local parent group is using this time to hit the books.
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