La propuesta FF permitiría que los distritos escolares de Colorado ofrecieran comidas escolares gratuitas a todos los estudiantes.
In each grade, district officials stripped out two units and added 10 books.
A Chalkbeat analysis found that Denver schools opened at a rapid pace as enrollment climbed. Now school closures are looming.
Colorado’s State Board of Education is growing from seven to nine seats, and political control of the body that sets education policy could be at stake in November’s election.
In September, Colorado officials proposed that some children get an extra 10 hours a week of tuition-free preschool next year. Now, the number of additional hours is up in the air.
¿Cómo puedes ajustar la universidad? Llenar la solicitud FAFSA ayuda a los estudiantes a darse cuenta de que la universidad es una opción.
The state granted extensions to a dozen school districts where most but not all K-3 teachers completed the training.
Democratic State Board members said the American Birthright civics program was “too extreme.” Instead, Colorado schools will use civics standards developed by Colorado teachers.
Despite approving the charter school application in December, the district now blocked the school by rejecting the contract.
State Board of Ed member Steve Durham hopes students connect the Nazis with socialism. Historians say he’s ‘completely wrong.’
Far more Colorado students are enrolled in online schools than before the pandemic, but there isn’t much information about how these schools perform.
Two of the systems are related to special education. The other two are related to the central office and the role of the school board.
Community College of Aurora will cut more than 30 degree and certificates low-interest programs in arts, tech, and business.
Video from a meeting between students and district staff reveals tensions in the dispute over the podcast trademark, which is now the subject of a lawsuit.
Filling out the application can take time, be overwhelming, and, at times, feel invasive for families. But in the end, the process can be worth it because it opens students to a variety of money for college, experts say.
The decision to close Denver’s Montbello 12 years ago was marked by controversy. The reopening has seen some controversy, too — but also hope.
Una querella federal dice que la ley de opción de escuelas (school choice) de Colorado da demasiada oportunidad para rechazar a estudiantes discapacitados.
Quick police response is crucial but can leave scars.
Leaders hope the project will mint 335 new Colorado teachers over three years.

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Superintendent Alex Marrero lays out a vision that emphasizes belonging and community alongside academic achievement. Denver’s last strategic plan expired in 2020.
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Aurora joined a handful of other districts where board members can soon receive pay.
The University of Colorado Denver is the fourth traditional teacher prep program ordered by the state to fix weak reading courses.
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Colorado Department of Higher Education’s equity officer wants to create a statewide culture at colleges and universities that aims to help students of color.
The 15-member committee will help set rules governing the state’s free universal preschool program.
Colorado school districts can apply for funding to cover electric school buses and charging infrastructure from state or federal programs.
Many Colorado school districts say the fall hiring frenzy is similar to previous years. They’ve raised pay, but competition with the private sector and other districts is stiff.
The law comes with $21 million to pay for lead testing and and repairs.
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Supporters of a Colorado school funding measure to raise teacher pay failed to gather enough signatures to make the November ballot.
As the future of DACA hangs in the balance, students keep up hope that they’ll be able to continue education.
Mientras el futuro de DACA es incierto, los estudiantes mantienen la esperanza de poder continuar sus estudios.
More Colorado Class of 2022 students completed the FAFSA, signaling they plan on going to college. But the nation outpaced the state’s rebound.
School districts around Colorado are raising teacher pay in an effort to stay competitive amid widespread staffing shortages.
The merger of Rocky Mountain Prep and STRIVE Prep will create one system serving more than 5,000 students from preschool through 12th grade.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office alleges Denver Public Schools recruited employees to serve as AmeriCorps volunteers and get benefits for doing their regular jobs.
Eye to Eye’s Colorado conference provides an opportunity for neurodiverse youth to learn mentorship, leadership, and advocacy. They also get to be themselves.
Through the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado, a CSU professor is helping K-12 teachers make LGBTQ history connections in their own backyards.
“The power struggle will overshadow the board doing anything,” one observer said.
Denver classroom aides will start earning $20 an hour this school year, with custodians and food service workers to follow. The district is competing with rising private sector wages.
The Jeffco school board will hear closure recommendations on Aug. 25 and vote in November.
Elementary enrollment data published by Jeffco shows how declining enrollment is impacting the district.