The election of Olson as president puts an experienced leader at the helm of a school board that had earned a reputation for dysfunction and infighting.
Colorado Department of Education officials said the state doesn’t have data yet showing whether the online learning platform is making a difference.
During a recent lesson at a Grand Junction preschool that receives state funding, children were taught what sin is, and how God feels about sinners.
In Colorado almost a third of students are chronically absent from school.
FAFSA delays threaten how helpful a better application will be for students and families this year
Board members said Academy 360 deserves a chance to boost student test scores, especially considering that the school provides mental health support to students and families that one board member called essential.
Only the three new board members set to be sworn in later this month will be eligible for the higher pay. Sitting board members can’t vote to raise their own pay.
“Are we sure this is going to make things better?” one board member asked.
Denver Public Schools is faulting Colleen O’Brien, head of the Northeast Denver Innovation Zone, for oversight at McAuliffe International School.
The program could help the families of up to 350,000 children pay for groceries during the summer.
Colorado's higher education data breach also threatens how the state monitors student progress
The Call Me MISTER program to train teachers started in South Carolina and is now in Colorado
The election has reduced the teachers union’s control over the board, which has struggled to address school safety and get along.
Two Colorado communities get opposite results from push to increase lodging taxes for child care.
While some local school leaders have instituted new strategies to help students learning English, other districts aren’t especially concerned.
Los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés logran recuperarse mejor académicamente después de COVID en distritos escolares de Colorado que ofrecen tutoría y los ayudan a mantenerse en salones regulares.
Two of five seats on the Jeffco school board were up for grabs. The outcome reinforces the current board majority.
The election of John Youngquist, Kimberlee Sia, and Marlene De La Rosa is likely to shake up the interpersonal and political dynamics on the board.
Three of seven seats on the board were up for grabs.
It’s the district’s first contested school board election in six years.
Education groups had campaigned for Proposition HH, but voters were far less keen on the complicated property tax measure.
Aproximadamente un 30% de los programas de cuidado infantil en Colorado para niños de 5 años o menos está en una de las tres calificaciones más altas.
It’s not a record yet — but it’s close.
“This is not at all what we are seeing in any shape or form,” said Mary Alice Cohen, of the Colorado Department of Early Childhood.
A founder of the group said the ads represent voter education, not electioneering in the Denver school board race.
The board is set to vote on the proposal Nov. 16, after next week’s school board election but before new board members are sworn in.
Some districts say they’re having a hard time hiring enough teachers and keeping them.
The District 1 race is a contest between incumbent Scott Baldermann and challenger Kimberlee Sia. Here’s where they stand, who’s endorsed them, and why.
Keeping a promise, Gov. Jared Polis proposed in his budget eliminating withholding funds from schools.
The District 5 race is a three-way contest between Charmaine Lindsay, Marlene De La Rosa, and Adam Slutzker. Here’s where they stand, who’s endorsed them, and why.
This November, the City of Pueblo and the Town of Ridgway will ask voters to consider lodging taxes to support child care.
National experts had panned an earlier draft of Colorado’s universal preschool rules.
Proposition HH, the Colorado property tax relief measures, also lets the state keep and spend more money, with much of it set to go to schools.
Jessica May was inspired by her mother’s journey as a foster parent.
The at-large race is largely a contest between Kwame Spearman and John Youngquist. Here’s where they stand, who’s endorsed them, and why.
The mailer features a sad white child on one side and a photo of candidate Kwame Spearman, who is Black, on the other. He called the juxtaposition “dog whistling.”
Many applicants are being rejected because they’re confused about which debt forgiveness program to apply for.
Ben Helgeson harassed the superintendent and a teacher over the equity plan and anti-racist training courses
The state wants to ensure preschoolers living in poverty get full-day classes.
The board concluded that Marrero met just over 80% of his goals.