Mar. 13 @ 6:30pm
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The aim of these meetings, as well as other supports the state has offered the districts, is to help forestall those interventions. However, the state board is also trying to tease out what sort of ramifications these interventions would have on school districts.
The Colorado High School Activities Association today released 13 student-produced videos from every region across Colorado as part of its “You Can Play, Colorado!” contest—a program focused on stopping bullying and delivering messages of inclusion and acceptance for all students participating in high school activities such as sports, speech, music and student leadership.
Plus, fresh dispatches from contentious board rooms and more headlines
Sen. Mike Johnston is introducing a bill that would allow districts to not use student growth data when evaluating principals and teachers during the 2014-15 school year.
Plus, how districts are working with the state on turnaround efforts and more of the day's education headlines.
In an effort to reverse years of low performance, Lake County School District, a central Colorado district that serves a slightly higher rate of impoverished students than Denver, is in the first stages of moving from a traditional academic model to an all-expeditionary learning approach in its elementary and middle schools.
Plus, expanding the teacher candidate pool in northeast Colorado and more of the morning's education headlines.
Also teachers mourn cuts to field trips. That and more in the morning school news.
All the anxieties about the proposed Student Success Act, chewed over in countless informal meetings during the last several weeks, were laid out in exhaustive public detail Monday during a 6 1/2-hour House Education Committee hearing.
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