After a year in flux, educators hope to double down on academic intervention and set firmer behavior expectations.
La ley les da a las comunidades locales como Adams 14 bastantes opciones para resistir al estado, que ha mandado una reorganización del distrito.
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It remains unclear how useful the data would be in its early forms, but would be a significant step toward assembling data on nonbinary students.
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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.
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School lunch programs grew during the pandemic. With federal waivers set to expire, lawmakers are asking voters to maintain that progress.
Colorado’s State Board of Ed last month let Adams 14 develop its own improvement plan. Unhappy with the result, members now want to reorganize the district.
The amended bill gives semi-autonomous innovation zones some recourse when they disagree with school district decisions while preserving local control.
Aproximadamente dos de cada cinco varones hispanos que se gradúan de una secundaria de Colorado irán a la universidad. Una vez en la universidad, la mayoría no se gradúa.
But the district is leaving the details to schools, and not all students are getting help.
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.
Among the uses: opening six community hubs serving students and families, raising hourly wages, and more.
All Colorado students have had access to free lunch for the last two years. Lawmakers are considering a ballot measure to continue that benefit.
Principal Sheldon Reynolds talks about leadership, gifted and talented instruction, and his concerns about a new Denver school board policy on innovation schools.
Denver Superintendent Alex Marrero is cutting dozens of administrator and support jobs to save DPS $9 million.
Colorado lawmakers are increasing funding for schools next year, but inflation and potential property tax limits complicate the future.
Transportation is often a barrier for low-income students who want to use school choice. The State Board of Education may step in because Adams 14 is “in a crisis,” members said.
Polis is one of few elected Democrats to speak out against the changes, which could make it harder for charters to get startup grants.
As Denver debates contentious issues, school leaders were told to keep concerns internal and support district positions when acting in an official capacity.
Denver directs more money to schools where students have higher needs. But per-student funding is increasingly coming under fire.
Advocates in Florida, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Wisconsin share lessons learned from their states’ universal preschool programs.
Colorado school districts that struggle to pass extra taxes known as mill levy overrides could get help from a proposed state matching program — if it gets funded.
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Her activism as part of an LGBTQ+ group in college prompted her to switch her accounting major to education.
The bill would give semi-autonomous innovation zones a recourse they don’t currently have when they disagree with local school board decisions.
A Colorado bill seeks to improve school discipline practices and promote a better learning environment. Opponents say it will drown them in paperwork.
New America School teachers had hoped to form Colorado’s first charter school union, but the charter board voted down the effort.
Lawmakers said the proposal will ultimately help providers and lower costs for families — though not right away.
Spurred by student advocacy, the Denver school board is expected to pass a set of climate action policies that high schoolers co-created.
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The board is hoping to appoint someone in June to serve the remainder of Brad Laurvick’s term, which ends in November 2023.