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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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.
Phasing out remedial college education could help more Colorado students earn their degrees
Mar 22, 6:28 AM: A bachelor’s degree eluded Armando Manzanares for two decades because he couldn’t pass introductory college math. As he got older, his lack of a degree made it harder and harder to catch the attention of potential >
Students at some Colorado online schools move around a lot. A bill to track them better advances.
Mar 19, 5:56 AM: Lawmakers and education officials will take a closer look at turnover in online schools under a bill that passed the Senate Friday. While online schools educate a relatively small portion of Colorado students, enrollment >
Monument charter school's hiring decisions questioned after unexplained departure of French teacher
Mar 15, 7:06 AM: The unexplained departure of a French language teacher who was related to the director of the Monument Academy and has a criminal record has some parents questioning the school’s hiring decisions.
BVSD denies Ascent charter school organizers' request to apply to the state Charter School Institute
Mar 13, 4:51 AM: A classical education charter network's last-ditch attempt to open a school in the fall in the Boulder Valley School District has failed.
Colorado's state-approved charter schools will get to keep funding after Kipp bill fails
Mar 12, 7:01 AM: Colorado’s state-approved charter schools will get to keep the $10.5 million set aside for them now that a bill that would have taken the money back failed.
Colorado Springs area high school students to build new homes under expansion of HBA trades program
Mar 8, 8:04 AM: The program, which leads to Department of Labor certification in general construction or electrical, plumbing and carpentry, is offered in 10 high schools in the Pikes Peak region, reaching more than 450 students. >
Where do Colorado’s online school students end up? Lawmakers want to know.
Mar 6, 6:37 AM: Lawmakers want to get more information about enrollment at multi-district online schools beyond the statewide October pupil count. The Senate Education Committee will consider a bill requiring more reporting to the state >
Denver Teachers Flexed Their Union Power For Pay. They Say Reform Is Next
Feb 28, 6:34 AM: Denver Classroom Teachers Association strike leaders and teachers celebrated their tentative contract deal with Denver Public Schools Friday afternoon Feb. 15, 2019, in City Park. Joyce Brooks, a member of the steering >
Post-strike, activists push to ‘flip’ the Denver board, but what that means is complicated
Feb 26, 5:56 AM: "Flip! The! Board!” teachers chanted. “Flip! The! Board!” The message is a reference to the Denver school board, a seven-member body that sets district policy and acts as boss to the superintendent. For the past decade and >



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