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Denver judge blocks school transportation provision added to Colorado law
Many school districts opposed the transportation provision because they feared it would open the door for better-off districts to poach students.
2 hours ago
Jeffco launches universal enrollment site to make school choice easy
Critics worry that the ease of application will encourage parents to give up on neighborhood schools rather than invest in them.
4 hours ago
Head of Denver Preschool Program resigning after more than five years
During Jennifer Landrum's tenure, Denver voters increased the sales tax that supports the program, which provides preschool tuition subsidies.
14 hours ago
Rise & Shine: A bomb threat at Columbine High School put more than 20 Jeffco schools on lockout
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. NEGOTIATIONS Most Denver teachers would get raises…
Measure of Success
2 days ago
State ratings identify 163 Colorado schools in need of improvement
The vast majority of students in Colorado attend a school with one of the two higher rankings.
3 days ago
Rise & Shine: A former student says Denver school officials failed to protect her from bullying after she was raped
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on the move
December 11, 2018
Lack of transportation, conflicting deadlines put school choice out of reach for some, study finds
More Colorado students use school choice to opt into traditional district-run schools than use it to attend charter schools.
Movers and shakers
December 10, 2018
These Colorado lawmakers will shape education policy in 2019
The incoming chairs of the education committees in the state House and Senate are both former teachers.
December 7, 2018
Rise & Shine: To combat ‘misinformation,’ a Weld County school district laid out accusations against teachers
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. BABY STEPS Voters in Summit County recently…
December 4, 2018
Dear Governor: Here’s what Colorado educators want Jared Polis to know about their schools
More than 100 teachers responded to our request to tell the governor-elect about their schools, with many urging him to visit in person.
November 30, 2018
Rise & Shine: I’m not Tom Boasberg, Denver’s sole superintendent finalist says
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. FINALLY Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova, a long-serving…
November 29, 2018
Special Alert: Denver has just one finalist to be the next superintendent
November 29, 2018
Denver school board set to make announcement in superintendent search
The Denver school board has called a sudden meeting Thursday afternoon with a single item of business.
November 28, 2018
‘What are we supposed to feel here?’ Education reformers look for answers amid a blue wave
2018's blue wave swept in a number of politicians who campaigned against key elements of the education reform agenda. Now what?
November 16, 2018
Colorado lawmakers think they can still find a school finance fix that eluded them for two years
Near the end of its tenure, a special legislative committee on school finance issues is asking for more time.
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