Sara Martin

Denver Summer Reporting Intern

Women are building the networks that will train the next generation of pilots, air traffic controllers, and more. MSU Denver is playing a critical role for an industry with a big gender gap and an aging workforce.

RTD planea ofrecer transporte gratis a los jóvenes todo el año escolar al mismo tiempo que las Escuelas Públicas de Denver reducen su servicio de autobuses amarillos.

RTD is rolling out free rides for all youth as part of a yearlong pilot program. It comes as the district is cutting back on already limited yellow bus service.

The grants are designed to provide more pathways to college and fill in-demand jobs in healthcare, technology, and manufacturing.

A proposed pilot project by the Denver City Council would provide a staffer and mobile resources to 6 high schools and 2 middle schools.

After closing 16 elementary schools due to declining enrollment, the Jeffco school board is turning its attention to secondary schools.

Colorado is on track to meet its goal of serving between 40% and 60% of the state’s 4-year-olds in the new universal preschool program, a spokeswoman said.

Colorado non-profit Parent Possible, which supports parenting and promotes school readiness, receives an unexpected $1 million.