Jeffco Public Schools
Jeffco, Colorado’s second largest school districts, faces declining enrollment, budget challenges, and persistent academic gaps.
The proposed closure of Coal Creek K-8, however, will come with a search for a charter provider that may reopen the school in the community.
After closing 16 elementary schools due to declining enrollment, the Jeffco school board is turning its attention to secondary schools.
The Jeffco district expects to make recommendations for middle school and K-8 closures in August.
Middle school recommendations are expected in August, and will also consider schools at the end of the accountability clock.
El próximo año habrá comidas gratis en la mayoría de los distritos escolares de Colorado. ¿El tuyo será uno de ellos?
Comidas gratis para todos los estudiantes de Colorado. Esa fue la promesa de la Propuesta FF. Averigüa si tu distrito escolar tiene planes de participar en el nuevo programa de comidas.
School board members were initially shocked at the price and will consider downsizing some projects in January or February.
Separate enrollment systems for preschool and K-12 students has puzzled some parents. “I’m so confused with enrolling my daughter into preschool,” one mother wrote on social media.
The elementary schools will close at the end of the school year.
Los líderes de los distritos de Denver, Jeffco y Aurora tuvieron en cuenta varios factores a la hora de decidir qué escuelas cerrar. Aquí veremos cómo cada distrito está manejando el cierre de escuelas.
As Colorado districts prepare to vote on school closures, Chalkbeat answered some common questions.
The Denver school board will vote on Nov. 17. The Jeffco school board will vote on Nov. 10.
These Jeffco parents have already been through a school closure. They have advice on how to help your child through the change. It starts with patience and an open ear.
Estos padres ya han experimentado un cierre escolar, y tienen consejos de cómo ayudar a tus hijos durante el cambio. Todo empieza con paciencia y estando dispuestos a escuchar.
This was the first year Colorado gave the full suite of CMAS tests since 2019. See how your school and district did here.
Ninth and 11th graders also scored lower than did their counterparts in 2019.
Colorado educators report a mix of optimism and apprehension as students head back to class. Could this be the year things finally feel a little normal?
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.
School districts around Colorado are raising teacher pay in an effort to stay competitive amid widespread staffing shortages.
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.
Un análisis hecho por Chalkbeat muestra cómo la reducción en matrícula está impactando al distrito de Jeffco.
Habra recomendaciones en agosto, y la junta escolar votará para aceptar o rechazar los cierres en noviembre.
The school board is expected to vote in November on the first round of closure recommendations.
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.
Fitzmorris Elementary in Arvada will close at the end of the current school year.
John Gallup, a Jeffco history teacher, is one of 32 American teachers selected for the Auschwitz Legacy Fellowship this year.
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