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Adams 14 schools won’t have a superintendent as private company takes over operations
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Longtime parent volunteer is running for school board in northwest Denver
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June 14, 2019
Aurora lists campuses that could become magnet schools, or could be ‘repurposed’
June 14, 2019
There’s an app for that: How two rural counties reached more kids with developmental delays
June 13, 2019
Denver school board bans use of handcuffs on elementary school students
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How a once-promising merit pay system led Denver teachers to the brink of a strike
Denver has 1 administrator for every 7.5 instructional staff — far above state average
Years of instability and division have put one Colorado school district’s fate in outside hands
Colorado General Assembly 2019
May 21, 2019
Polis signs full-day kindergarten bill into law
Fulfilling a key campaign promise, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a bill funding full-day kindergarten to much pomp at a ceremony at Stedman Elementary in Denver.
May 5, 2019
Colorado lawmakers made big investments in public education — but few major policy changes
A largely bipartisan consensus on education policy developed over the last decade remains intact at the end of the 2019 Colorado General Assembly.
Session at a glance
May 3, 2019
Kindergarten, reading, mental health: what Colorado lawmakers did for education in 2019
On kindergarten, mental health, and reading, Colorado schools and students scored some big wins during the 2019 legislative session.
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June 13, 2019
Democrats for Education Reform won’t deploy money in the Denver school board race
The group is focusing on statewide issues instead, its director said.
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June 13, 2019
Teachers union sues to block handover of Adams 14 operations to external manager
The lawsuit represents a challenge to the current accountability regime, which allows the State Board of Education to intervene when student performance does not improve.
June 12, 2019
HOPE Online charter school shut out of Aurora
The Colorado State Board of Education terminated HOPE Online Learning Academy’s ability to serve nearly 400 Aurora students.
June 11, 2019
Many refugee students register for school using the wrong birthdate. Advocates urge Aurora district to change how it verifies age.
Aurora Public Schools, one of the state’s most diverse districts, had 1,551 refugee students enrolled during the 2018-19 school year.
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Rise & Shine: New District 11 school strategic plan puts focus on equity
May 14, 2019
Preschool has enduring benefits for disadvantaged children — and their children, new research finds
It’s not just at-risk children who reap long-term educational and earnings benefits from high-quality preschool. It’s also their siblings and their eventual offspring.
May 10, 2019
‘Crisis nursery’ off the table in Grand Junction as project leaders look to legislation
Early childhood advocates in western Colorado envisioned opening a free 24-hour "crisis nursery," but problems getting a state license has derailed the effort for now.
May 2, 2019
Colorado Senate rejects nicotine tax that would have boosted preschool spending
There was no discussion or debate before the Colorado Senate rejected the proposal, which had the backing of Gov. Jared Polis.
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