Dec. 9 @ 10:30am
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Rise & Shine: The week is ending with a flurry of education news - get it all here: http://t.co/ckHxf8LP1R #edcolo
The proposed new formula for funding Colorado’s public colleges and universities would give every institution an increase in 2015-16, but some campuses would gain more than others.
Plus, reassessing “no excuses,” abandoned school buildings, Serial as a Common Core tool, and more in our weekly list of education must-reads
More and more teachers are aware that students’ social emotional skills influence their success, alongside their academic ones. But how those skills are taught is crucial and too often, educators turn to what they see as a quick fix.
Plus, Carbondale students grow their own food, more news
In a series of mostly-unanimous votes, the Denver Public School board renewed its agreements with 15 charter schools and approved changes to school enrollment zones in southwest and southeast Denver.
Colorado state government and school districts spend up to $78 million a year on testing, and some kind of standardized testing takes place during every week of the school year, according to a new study.
After chewing on the issue for much of the summer and fall, the State Board of Education Thursday issued a letter calling for cutting state standardized testing to federal minimum requirements and for other changes in the assessment system.
The board will vote tomorrow on a resolution that means the school will not renew its contract with the district after 2015-16. School leaders agreed, but say the measures used to gauge their school were reductive.
Plus: 15% of Colo. students aren't supervised after school
Two key Democratic members of the House Education Committee, including the chair, have been named to the Joint Budget Committee, opening the way for big changes on the education panel.
A disagreement over the future of a school building highlights the tensions Denver school officials are walking as they locate school programs.
Plus, a proposed shared enrollment zone in southeast Denver and more of the morning's education headlines.
An expert on the link between adverse childhood experiences and lifelong disadvantages, including poor school performance and health problems, talks about her pioneering work on the issue.
What you need to know about public school funding
The way teachers are judged is changing
A guide to the state's new learning standards
Our guides to the big issues in Colorado schools