Jeffco, Adams 12, Colorado Springs 11, and Greeley-Evans are some of the districts receiving grants.
Four schools are participating in Colorado’s dyslexia screening pilot program this year, up from three last year.
The University of Colorado Denver is the fourth traditional teacher prep program ordered by the state to fix weak reading courses.
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.
Life is hard for middle- and high-schoolers who struggle to read. This Colorado public school aims to help.
A new program in the Jeffco district is one of the few inside a public school focusing on middle and high school students with dyslexia.
A new online database shows what reading curriculum Colorado schools use in kindergarten through third grade.
Some district leaders say the state’s rules for proving teachers completed the training is burdensome and extends beyond what a 2019 law requires.
A bill that would require elementary principals to understand the science of reading is part of a larger push to improve reading proficiency for Colorado students.
Most Colorado districts flagged by the state for using unacceptable reading curriculum have pledged to adopt state-approved programs.
The Colorado state board of education granted full approval Wednesday to Regis’ elementary education and special education programs after the university revamped coursework on reading instruction.
Distrito de Aurora cambia de dirección y revela un plan para dejar de usar el desacreditado currículo de lectura
En Aurora, donde más de tres cuartas partes de los estudiantes de tercer grado tienen dificultades para leer y muchos de ellos están aprendiendo inglés, lo que está en juego es bastante importante.
Denver Public Schools plans to adopt a new reading curriculum, offer tutoring, expand its summer literacy programming and more to try to reverse the trend.
It will comply with a 2019 law requiring science-backed reading programs.
Getting more students to read on grade level is key to improving achievement in the struggling Adams 14 district, but delays in the plan have raised concerns.
The state’s curriculum oversight effort is unprecedented, but advocates are concerned about a recent decision by state officials to allow schools to use a state-rejected program.
About a quarter of elementary schools in the Jeffco school district have switched to a state-approved reading curriculum this year, a step toward complying with a 2019 state law.
Educators at Remington Elementary, like those across Colorado and the nation, are beginning to size up the challenge ahead, particularly in the early grades where the building blocks of successful reading are formed.
One of the evaluator’s recommendations has already drawn fire from some State Board of Education members.
Educators at some Early Literacy Grant schools say the program was transformational, but changes can be tough to sustain.
A newly adopted reading exam, the Praxis 5205, for new Colorado elementary and other teachers aligns with the state’s push to boost reading proficiency rates.
The Colorado Board of Education will decide Wednesday whether to require a more rigorous licensing exam for elementary, special education and early childhood teachers.
Finding out how Colorado schools teach reading can be a wild goose chase. This bill could make it easier.
The Colorado reading instruction bill has passed the Senate and on Thursday won unanimous support from the House Education Committee.
Members of a statewide dyslexia advocacy group are unhappy with plans for the pilot program.
The State Board of Education decision comes eight months after the university was dinged for shortcomings in how it trains teachers to teach reading.
El distrito escolar de Denver tendrá un programa piloto de pruebas para detectar dislexia este otoño. Y el programa piloto de Denver no es el único.
Experts have criticized the Lucy Calkins reading curriculum because it relies on debunked methods.
Two of the three reading-related bills have a good chance of passing.
Programs in the Denver and Boulder school districts, as well as a possible statewide one, will screen for dyslexia amid a nationwide push to boost reading achievement.
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