Habra recomendaciones en agosto, y la junta escolar votará para aceptar o rechazar los cierres en noviembre.
The Republican race in the 8th Congressional District was the only contested primary among four open seats on the State Board of Education.
Colorado laws require the state to intervene in low-performing school districts, and list reorganization as an option, but that had never been used before.
Colorado’s State Board of Education asked Adams 14 to begin reorganizing, but in the meantime, asked the district to hire outside help to work on improvement plans.
That’s one finding from the biennial Healthy Kids Colorado survey. The results point to the need for more support for LGBTQ+ youth.
Colorado’s new early childhood chief said it’s time to “stop the madness” and increase state reimbursement rates to reflect the true cost of child care.
The Colorado Department of Education is reviewing the two applications and will announce awards by July 1.
A controversial March decision had unintended consequences that limited some innovation school flexibility, board members argued.
Preschool teacher pay varies wildly in Colorado — from around $13 to $70 an hour, depending on the region, setting, and employee credentials.
Summer Connections is like a super-sized version of Denver Public Schools’ usual summer programming, paid for with federal COVID relief funds.
The school board is expected to vote in November on the first round of closure recommendations.
Enrollment declines at Colorado’s largest open-access higher education institution mean fewer first-generation college students are pursuing opportunities.
Despite efforts to improve elementary reading instruction, many older students continue to struggle with reading.
Partisan control is at stake as the State Board of Education grows from seven to nine seats. Cultural issues are taking precedence over education reform.
Peggy Propst and Cody LeBlanc are competing to be the Republican candidate for the Colorado State Board of Education 8th Congressional District seat.
A new poll from Magellan Strategies measures voter attitudes on a range of education issues.
It took nine rounds of voting and several tense exchanges to fill the District 5 vacancy.
The charter schools proposed to replicate the STEM School in Highlands Ranch, provide an education that centers Black students, and offer an arts option for elementary students.
Citing unintended consequences, a majority of Denver school board members support moving forward a proposal to overturn parts of a new policy limiting school autonomy.
Declining enrollment is one of Denver Public Schools’ most pressing issues. An annual report takes a deep dive into the numbers. Here’s what it says.
Escuelas con menos de 275 estudiantes y cada vez menos matrícula deben consolidarse, dice un comité de Denver.
Lisa Roy, who led early childhood education programming in the Denver school district from 2016 to 2019, was named sole finalist for the new department’s top job Friday.
Schools with fewer than 275 students and declining enrollment should be targeted for consolidation, Denver committee says.
Hispanic students’ high school graduation rate rose nearly 20 percentage points over the last decade in Colorado, but the pandemic threatens to erode hard-won gains.
La tasa de graduación hispana en Colorado aumentó casi 20 puntos porcentuales en comparación con la década anterior, pero la pandemia amenaza con reducir los avances alcanzados con mucho esfuerzo.
The Colorado News Collaborative and its partners, including Chalkbeat, are using a decade’s worth of data and the lived experiences of Coloradans to shed light on where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Colorado lawmakers passed a law that will help more students access financial aid for college.
Colorado’s teacher evaluation system hasn’t changed in more than a decade. A new law will give less weight to test scores and more training to evaluators.
“I thought, ‘Well, if I die sitting next to these two people, then it’s not that bad. And that’s a thought no student should have in a classroom.’ ”
Supporters hope the law signed by Gov. Jared Polis will prevent aspiring teachers from giving up and diversifies the profession.
Intense political rhetoric seems to be driving pessimism about public schools, a Magellan Strategies poll found, but many voters still like teachers and want to pay them more.
This year’s school finance act includes a 6% increase in per-pupil spending. Other bills signed into law expand college access, help rural districts, and boost special education funding.
Unions representing Denver school custodians, food service workers, and aides want an $18/hour pay hike, but district officials say that is not sustainable.
Un programa nuevo en el Distrito Jeffco es uno de los pocos en una escuela pública enfocado en estudiantes de intermedia y secundaria que sufren de dislexia.
Los electores de Colorado decidirán en noviembre si cubrir el costo de las comidas para todos los estudiantes.
Metrics for evaluating the superintendent say he should identify at least two “enduring systems of oppression” within the district to be dismantled.
“No solo queremos que nuestro maestro regrese, también queremos más maestros que se vean como él.”
La ley les da a las comunidades locales como Adams 14 bastantes opciones para resistir al estado, que ha mandado una reorganización del distrito.
We spoke with 4 students at Denver’s North High about losing teacher Tim Hernández and why teacher diversity matters.
¿Tendrán menos valor los diplomas de Adams 14? ¿Van a cerrar las escuelas? Tenemos respuestas a las preguntas más importantes.
Universal preschool, more money for K-12 schools, and inroads on college access were some of the achievements of the 2022 Colorado General Assembly.
Chalkbeat Colorado hosted an event on how Colorado can get more students to and through college. Here are four takeaways.
Colorado is a highly educated state, yet there are large gaps in degree attainment. Here’s a reading list on the efforts to improve college access.
A majority of the Aurora school board voted to close two elementary schools just two months after voting to keep them open.
The applicants are vying to replace Brad Laurvick, who will step down next month.