- Democrats for Education Reform won’t deploy money in the Denver school board race
- > Jun 19, 6:32 AM: A group that spent more than $400,000 two years ago to elect candidates who would maintain Denver’s specific brand of education reform won’t be participating in this year’s school board elections, the group’s director
- New Vision school taking shape in east Loveland
- > Jun 19, 6:26 AM: New Vision opened in 2006 in a building adjacent to the Boys & Girls Club on east First Street and grew steadily over its first 12 years in session. In September, when the new school broke ground, the charter school was at capacity
- Douglas County board, STEM School to continue contract talks amid parents’ protest
- Jun 19, 6:15 AM: The Douglas County School District board tabled a plan to extend STEM School Highlands Ranch’s contract by one year, in the hope the district and school can reach an agreement in the next six days.
- Lawsuits challenge state's hiring of private consultant to run failing public schools
- Jun 17, 5:07 AM: To the consternation of Colorado’s highest public education governing body, another teachers union filed a second lawsuit last week challenging state intervention in underperforming schools.
- HOPE Online charter school shut out of Aurora
- Jun 14, 6:43 AM: The Colorado State Board of Education terminated HOPE Online Learning Academy’s ability to serve nearly 400 Aurora students.
- Teachers’ unions sue Adams 14, state board over hiring of outside manager to run school district
- Jun 14, 5:56 AM: Two teachers’ unions filed a lawsuit this week against Adams County School District 14 and the Colorado State Board of Education over the hiring of a private company to manage the troubled district’s schools.
- Monument area residents question developer's role in new charter school
- Jun 12, 6:38 AM: Monument-area residents are crying foul over plans to build a charter school, saying a developer has leveraged his having served on a local education board to benefit financially.
- LETTER: Defending school choice in Colorado
- Jun 7, 5:31 AM: As the school year comes to an end and summer vacation takes full effect, take a moment to reflect on important education issues here in Colorado.
- Letter: What is a charter school really?
- May 31, 6:21 AM: There are many misconceptions about what a charter school is and is not. Here are some key facts which should dispel some of the more pervasive misconceptions out there. Charter schools are in fact public schools!
- Coloradans show strong support for vocational education, worries about teacher pay
- > May 23, 7:37 AM: A new poll by Magellan Strategies found 83 percent of a sample of Colorado registered voters surveyed favored increasing opportunities for vocational education in high school. The idea was popular across subgroups, with at least 80
- How does a rural Colorado county with three people per square mile send 30 students to an Ivy League institution?
- > May 16, 7:18 AM: Yet the students overcame all of that to graduate with degrees in everything from physics to international affairs and create what would seem an improbable pipeline from a historic western ranching and mining region to one of the
- Lower-paying and rural districts face teacher shortages
- > May 1, 7:10 AM: About 81 percent of urban/suburban school districts, as well as 60 percent of smaller, rural districts, reported having vacant positions they were unable to fill at the start of the 2017-18 school year, according to data collected
- Column: Charters are public schools
- > May 1, 6:57 AM: When more than half the children in Colorado’s public schools cannot read, write, add and subtract at grade level, we should celebrate the landscape that produces a variety and diversity of charter schools that exist only as long as
- St. Vrain, with a decade of momentum, is on a “high-tech high” that’s gaining national attention for its students and teachers
- > Apr 30, 7:25 AM: He’s part of a new approach to education championed by St. Vrain, which in 2007 launched a series of academic innovations that have made the district the envy of public education administrators across the nation. It’s a learning
- State school board overrules APS, effectively saving Vega charter school from closure
- Apr 12, 6:25 AM: The state school board effectively forced Aurora Public Schools to keep open a highly successful charter school it tried to shutter over claims of illegal special education programming and deceit.
- What Does It Take To Get A Teacher Interested In Rural Schools? A Field Trip
- > Apr 10, 6:27 AM: Rural Colorado has an acute teacher shortage, and this first-time “rural immersion” program is intended to help education professors figure out what makes educators want to teach in rural school and get future teachers more
- APS superintendent won’t renew Hope Online charter school pact for Aurora
- Apr 4, 6:38 AM: Aurora Public Schools Superintendent Rico Munn is expelling a struggling out-of-district online charter school network, two years after the state Board of Education forced APS to allow the schools to operate.
- Aurora district not renewing agreement to allow Hope Online learning centers in its district
- Apr 4, 6:36 AM: Like it did three years ago, Aurora school officials are again trying to close centers operated in their district by the online charter network Hope Online.
- High school students taking more college courses, but it isn’t enough for lawmakers
- > Apr 2, 6:31 AM: Lundeen is one of four primary sponsors — two Republicans and two Democrats — seeking to increase concurrent enrollment in two-year, four-year or technical schools for Colorado high school students. Senate Bill 176 will be heard by
- Denver’s Susana Cordova named a ‘chief for change’ by national education group
- Mar 29, 7:27 AM: Denver schools Superintendent Susana Cordova was announced Thursday as a new member of a high-profile network of education leaders called Chiefs for Change.