Education news. In context.
Diversity & Equity
Politics & Policy
Teaching & Classroom
Student & School Performance
Leadership & Management
Charters & Choice
Find a Job
How to be a Chalkbeat source
Republish Our Stories
Code of Ethics
Our News Partners
Work with Us
Jefferson Junior-Senior High School
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.
February 20, 2018
School leaders in one Jeffco community are looking at demographic shifts as an opportunity to rebrand
Edgewater schools, plus Molholm Elementary in Lakewood, are seeing changes in demographics that might facilitate changes to existing language programs.
August 10, 2017
One Jeffco program is taking on a big problem: Many low-income students accepted to college never attend
This mentorship program hopes to address a problem that often flies under the radar: 40 percent of low-income students who have been accepted to college don’t show up.
August 4, 2017
A high-poverty Jeffco school is about to adopt a “community school” model. What does that mean?
The Jeffco school will be a hub for community organizations to provide services such as English language classes, job training and medical care.
getting to graduation
January 24, 2017
How one high-poverty Jefferson County school saw a huge leap in its high school graduation rates
The graduation rate for students at Jefferson High School increased substantially in 2016.
August 11, 2016
Absent PARCC data, schools turn to local data to make instructional changes
State officials blame the delay on paper-and-pencil testing.
October 2, 2015
Changes embraced at Jeffco schools that serve low-income students
But it’s still too early to know whether an emphasis to improve students’ vocabularies will be enough to boost achievement for those who are chronically behind.
In your inbox.
Chalkbeat New York
How I Teach
Rise & Shine Colorado
Rise & Shine Detroit
Rise & Shine Indiana
Rise & Shine Tennessee
The Starting Line