Air conditioning, high school theater upgrades, and a new school in far northeast Denver are among the projects being recommended.

Teachers report managing student behavior and low pay are major sources of stress. But they aren’t more likely than other workers to want to leave their jobs.

A new analysis by The Trace finds that an average of 57 shootings a day occur near U.S. school buildings. These shootings can traumatize students and hinder academic growth.

The Colorado university has opened up FAFSA services for any student or family with college plans, regardless of where they want to go to college.

The policy says the superintendent should recommend schools identified for closure or consolidation by October, and the board should vote “no later than November.”

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The new matrix comes more than a year after a shooting inside East High School and following state findings that DPS disproportionately suspends Black students with disabilities.

Fewer high school students are vaping and drinking alcohol, but marijuana use has held steady.

Both schools will now work with nonprofit TNTP on improving instruction.

The analysis of the state’s 10 largest school districts focused on how many sources hadn’t been fixed about a year after they were identified as having high lead levels.

That’s according to a new report released as the Denver school board debates a new school closure policy.

The state earlier removed a nondiscrimination clause that was at the heart of the lawsuit. The impact of the judge’s ruling is unclear.

The program will prioritize collaborations between school districts and community organizations.

After a spring full of FAFSA issues, Colorado advisors offer advice for students planning to attend college in the fall.

Denver Scholarship Foundation counselor Federico Rangel said advisers worry that graduates won’t have the support they need to show up on campus in the fall.

The decision to maintain the program comes about three weeks after parents received a letter saying it would be dissolved.

Millions of members of the Class of 2024 started high school online and off camera. This Denver student learned lessons she’ll carry with her to college and beyond.

Elmer Hernandez hopes his work translating the Community College of Aurora’s website helps other students who are native Spanish speakers.

Leaders of both special district efforts hope to ask for voter approval in 2025.

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    State leaders hope a $25 million investment in scholarships and coaching for the Class of 2024 will pay off in getting more students the skills they need to access high paying jobs.

    “At some point, all of us as board members are highly conscious of the fact that we’re going to have to close schools, we’re going to have to consolidate schools,” one board member said.

    One initiative will give $1,000 bonuses to teenagers who work 100 hours or more this summer and complete financial literacy training.

    Some families travel hours each day so their children can attend the Bright MINDS program in Lakewood.

    El distrito escolar de Adams 14 recibirá más tiempo para continuar su plan de mejoras trabajando con socios administrativos parciales, después de un voto del Consejo Estatal de Colorado la semana pasada.

    The program will train young adults ages 18 to 24 to act “as navigators serving middle and high school students,” according to state officials.

    Advocates say there are about 45 outdoor preschool programs in Colorado.

    The contract provision in question has to do with the end of the so-called budget stabilization factor, which withheld funding from Colorado’s K-12 schools.

    Education was a big issue in 2024, with a school funding formula rewrite dominating the last weeks of the legislative session.

    The pro-Palestinian encampment at the Auraria Campus is the largest such protest in the state. Students at the schools have mixed feelings about it.

    Los distritos escolares de Colorado inscribieron a mas de 8 mil nuevos estudiantes inmigrantes entre octubre y el 29 de febrero.

    Colorado State Board members said they believe growth will speed up in Adams 14 schools.

    Outdated zone lines aren't equitable and are limiting the school’s enrollment and course offerings, students say.

    State Rep. Matthew Martinez said a cleanup bill this year will finally allow about 300 incarcerated students to get more time off for attending college.

    The dissolution means the Luminary Learning Network will be the only innovation zone in Denver Public Schools.

    DPS hired 64 new international teachers this year, and its goal is to double that number next year.

    DPS contrató a 64 maestros internacionales nuevos este año, y su meta es duplicar esa cantidad el próximo año.

    The immediate financial impact on districts' budgets, especially for rural schools the formula is designed to help, would likely be a mixed bag, superintendents say.

    Districts enrolled a total of 8,085 newcomer students after the October count and through Feb. 29.