Rico Munn was the 2019 Colorado superintendent of the year. He will transition to a “support role” in Aurora Public Schools starting in January.
Watlington said the district will work closely with the police department, and urged parents and others to collaborate.
Officials in two of Colorado’s largest districts haven’t decided yet whether they’ll participate.
No disaster, says one expert, but ‘there will be some small effect on student learning’
While charters affiliated with Indianapolis Public Schools would get a cut of new revenue, independent charters would not.
Shortening teacher preparation programs will save MSU students $16,700 in tuition and get them into teaching jobs faster.
Emotional skill-building makes achievement possible.
Families of students with disabilities have for years described an opaque and complex system that makes it difficult to obtain appropriate support for their kids.
Changes had been in the works, but were delayed when the pandemic began.
Pearl-Cohn and other academies provide a model for Chicago and others seeking to expand career and technical education
Set expectations for behavior. Praise students who move away from their phones. Seek parent help for chronic phone users.
The vote to allow Believe to add K-3 went against the recommendation of district administrators, who raised concerns about the school’s academic performance
It could take months before union members see back pay or sick days reinstated, one union leader said.
Local and national reading advocates speak about the need to help students read by using evidence-based reading strategies to get students on track early.

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Shifting the application timeline to align with the general kindergarten admissions process is the latest in a series of reforms to the contentious gifted and talented program.
A member of the council since 2015, Gym has taken vocal stands on everything from school staffing to student mental health.
The district cited numerous concerns, but charter leaders say they won’t give up.
Applications for next school year are due Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. Students can apply for magnet, gifted, selective enrollment, charter, and neighborhood schools through the GoCPS portal. Offers will be made in the spring.
After years of negotiating, Newark Public Schools and NJ Transit will launch a monthly bus pass program for high school students next year.
“You already took our land,” one student said. “Why are you trying to take our school?”
Students who have completed most of their senior coursework can enroll this spring to learn aircraft mechanics.
Charter school enrollment spiked early in the pandemic, then flattened in the 2021-22 school year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Most New York City high schools don’t have papers, and there are wide disparities in newspaper access across the city by race, geography, and poverty status.
Republican leaders have said they expect to increase funding for K-12 schools while also expanding school choice.
Early childhood education advocates have long argued that low wages prevent child care centers from retaining employees for a long time. A new study finds a gap in wages between early childhood teachers and teachers in kindergarten despite having the same degree.
If the lawsuit is dismissed, it will end a high-profile dispute that earned Denver Public Schools significant criticism.
School counselors say they see a spike in anxiety and depression, but there’s hope in less stigma in schools around seeking help.
As a result, more than $370 million in cuts this year to school budgets across the city will stand.
Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out
In October alone, there were nearly 14,500 school bus delays, lasting 41 minutes on average.
House Republicans want to reinvent high school to let students receive credit for working.
The district’s decision to close six schools in 2023 could leave buildings available to charter school operators for $1.
Just 17% of New York City schools were meeting the education department’s Computer Science for All equity goals of reaching girls, Latinos, and Black students, according to a recent report from NYU’s Research Alliance.
Legal experts recommend parents of students with disabilities make a written request to their school districts to schedule IEP meetings about services called “compensatory education” by Dec. 31.