A five-year federal grant aims to improve Colorado schools’ family engagement, with training for parents and a real voice in school decisions.
State law requires unused school buildings to be offered to charters or state colleges for $1. As IPS plans to vacate seven buildings, officials hope to change that.
The 5280 Freedom School plans to open next fall with kindergarten and first grade, and add grades each year up to fifth grade.
Students and staff participated in a series of activities, from wearing white to holding schoolwide assemblies and classroom discussions, aimed at promoting peace and healing.
The move has prompted mixed reactions from educators and parents.
Texas classrooms’ lack of any deeper discussion about Islam spurred an eighth grader to action.
As Mayor Eric Adams stares down a massive budget shortfall, New York City has no clear plans to sustain its growing 3-K program.
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Jeffco, Adams 12, Colorado Springs 11, and Greeley-Evans are some of the districts receiving grants.
One student called Denver Public Schools’ actions “an example of performative support of student activism.”
Schools Chancellor David Banks’ comments prompted multiple City Council members to grill officials about the department’s plans on Wednesday.
Los niños que hablan español u otros idiomas en el hogar y los provenientes de familias con menos recursos probablemente serán elegibles para 20 horas semanales de preescolar gratis.
Seniors strove to serve their community and take on leadership roles while enduring COVID’s impact on learning.
Laurie Cardoza-Moore’s term extension comes as the commission’s work expands.
North Chicago SD 187 will transition to a fully elected school board by 2027. The state board of education decided on Wednesday that it was necessary to slowly transition the district to an elected school board with a few seats going up for election in 2025.
Colorado’s youth mental health crisis is complex. One student hopes to make a difference for her classmates.

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The lack of communication about the new plan has sowed confusion and concern among staff and preschool providers.
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