- 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
- Aurora Public Schools to close charter school over concerns it doesn’t meet educational requirements of special needs students
- > Feb 21, 7:40 AM: Aurora’s school board this week voted to shut down one of its charter schools after just two years in operation, alleging the public school breached its contract by failing to properly meet the educational requirements of
- Opinion: Ascent charter denial makes sense for community
- > Feb 15, 7:40 AM: On Thursday, the Colorado State Board of Education voted 3-3 (one recusal) to defeat a motion to overturn the Boulder Valley School District's recent decision to deny charter school status to the Golden-based Ascent
- State board denies Ascent charter school appeal of BVSD decision
- > Feb 15, 7:35 AM: Boulder Valley School District's denial of an application for the K-12 Ascent Classical Academy Flatirons will stand after the Colorado Board of Education on Thursday failed to pass a measure that would have sent the
- Denver teachers, protesting a performance pay plan, reach agreement with school district
- Feb 15, 6:24 AM: Striking teachers in Denver reached an agreement Thursday with the school system that increases salaries, ending the latest in protests by educators that have swept the nation.
- Pushing for strike-ending deal, Denver Public Schools and teachers union turn bargaining session into an all-nighter
- > Feb 14, 8:20 AM: Negotiators for Denver Public Schools and the district’s union are pulling what’s amounting to an all-nighter in their bid to end the teachers strike, as a bargaining session that began around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday was
- Denver teachers strike to continue for third day as marathon negotiations show “pathway forward”
- > Feb 13, 7:44 AM: Denver’s teachers strike will continue for a third day after union and district negotiators spent more than 12 hours in a marathon bargaining session Tuesday that seemed to show progress toward crafting a new compensation
- Opinion: To improve Denver schools, listen to students, parents, and teachers
- > Feb 13, 6:03 AM: Corporate-backed policies, like merit pay, high-stakes testing, and school choice, have chipped away at our schools for too long. Ten years into the school reform experiment, Denver’s achievement gap has only grown,
- Lawsuit Claims Denver Teacher Strike Could Harm Special Needs Students
- > Feb 12, 8:24 AM: More than 10,000 special education students will be "extremely impacted" by the Denver teacher strike, a new class action lawsuit alleges. The suit, brought on behalf of the students against the school district — on the
- Denver teachers strike begins with at least 2,600 educators walking out; negotiations set to resume Tuesday
- > Feb 12, 8:20 AM: At least 2,600 educators across the Denver Public Schools system left their classrooms Monday to demand better pay, chanting and picketing outside schools and rallying at the state Capitol as the city’s first teachers
- Editorial: Boards were right to reject Ascent charter school
- > Feb 12, 7:51 AM: Numerous aspects of the charter school applications recently submitted by Ascent Classical Academy Flatirons to Boulder Valley School District and Adams 12 Five Star Schools are attractive and no doubt appeal to some
- Why do rural schools struggle to recruit, keep teachers?
- > Feb 11, 8:37 AM: Todd is among a group of lawmakers trying to lure educators to rural schools with new programs that offer stipends, professional development and loan forgiveness to young teachers. The hope is that, with financial support,
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