School districts around Colorado are raising teacher pay in an effort to stay competitive amid widespread staffing shortages.
Un análisis hecho por Chalkbeat muestra cómo la reducción en matrícula está impactando al distrito de Jeffco.
Este otoño se requerirá que los estudiantes tengan un formulario nuevo completado en el distrito escolar a fin de determinar si son elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido.
The $1.5 million investment is part of a broader pandemic-fueled effort to improve the air that Denver Public Schools students breathe.
A new Colorado initiative will allow rural community colleges to share classes online.
High housing costs and falling birth rates are driving down school enrollment in Denver’s historically Latino neighborhoods, making it harder to fill some bilingual classrooms.
Los altos costos de vivienda y la reducción en tasas de natalidad están reduciendo la matrícula escolar en las comunidades históricamente latinas de Denver, y esto hace más difícil llenar algunos salones bilingües.
Aurora leaders believe the raises may be some of the largest raises for school staff in the Denver metro area.
The state is proposing to fund two applicants’ plans to pay for transportation to some Adams students.
Early childhood councils, school districts, and nonprofit organizations are among the three dozen groups that have applied to run Colorado’s universal preschool program at the local level.
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.
Habra recomendaciones en agosto, y la junta escolar votará para aceptar o rechazar los cierres en noviembre.
Preschool teacher pay varies wildly in Colorado — from around $13 to $70 an hour, depending on the region, setting, and employee credentials.
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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.
Éxito y sacrificio: una década de grandes avances en las tasas de graduación de estudiantes hispanos en Colorado
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.
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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.
La vida es dura para los estudiantes de intermedia y secundaria que tienen dificultad para leer. Esta escuela pública de Colorado quiere ayudar.
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.
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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.
In Fowler, a tiny town in the southeastern Colorado plains, higher education has become a way of life. Its high school sends most of its students to college.
Eddie Taylor commemorated the climb in an Instagram post: “We did it yall! The Expedition was a success.”
The united front suggests Colorado will face an uphill battle in its efforts to force change on the Adams 14 community.
Colorado’s Adams 14 school district was ordered to start a reorganization process, which begins with forming a committee.
As connections withered, our school became every school — the faceless bureaucracy people complain about on social media and in the news.
Chris Gibbons’ departure comes as Denver charter schools are challenged by declining enrollment and shifting political winds. He acknowledged that dynamic in a letter to families.
Manual High’s JROTC program will be transferred to bigger Northfield High school next year, a move alumni who praise the program and its instructor say is wrong.
El distrito de Denver ahorrará millones de dolares por el corte de 76 puestos. Así se propone gastarlos.