Jeffco Public Schools

School closures, leadership turnover, social studies debates, and more. Here’s a look at our top stories of the year.
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.
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.
By closing 16 elementary schools at the end of this school year, Jeffco hopes to offer better educational experiences at the remaining schools. The board votes in November.
This was the first year Colorado gave the full suite of CMAS tests since 2019. See how your school and district did here.
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.
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.
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.
Mientras planifican el próximo año, en el que se anticipa que continúen los problemas de la cadena de suministro, quieren que el gobierno federal continúe las exenciones por la pandemia que han permitido una mayor flexibilidad y un aumento de los fondos para sus programas de comida escolar.
Jeffco schools’ director of food and nutrition services and other lunch directors describe challenges and the need for extended waivers.
The winning slate includes Danielle Varda, Paula Reed, and Mary Parker.
The union-backed candidates in Jeffco — Paula Reed, Danielle Varda, and Mary Parker — have raised the most money in this year’s school board race.
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