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Greeley-Evans School District 6
March 8, 2019
A day in the life of Miss Wendy, a ‘foot soldier’ for special education
Thousands of paraprofessionals work directly with Colorado special education students every day. Wendy McSwain is one of them.
Highs and lows
August 27, 2018
Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress
The next few years will serve as an ongoing test of how well this system of carrots and sticks works to help long-struggling districts.
August 16, 2018
Test results can spell relief or gloom for state’s lowest performing schools and districts
Adams 14, Westminster and Aguilar school districts, along with some schools, must see test improvements soon.
July 24, 2018
In Aurora, a math teacher led the way to offer students a seal of biliteracy
Few districts have taken on the work to offer a seal of biliteracy after the state passed a law last year.
November 10, 2017
Local voters approved several big money measures for schools this election — including in places you might not expect
At least three Colorado school districts whose voters have a history of avoiding tax increases passed ballot measures on Tuesday.
Updated November 8, 2017
Tax measures prevail in Colorado Springs and Greeley, while Brighton attempt fails
It marked the six time since 2003 voters have rejected a property tax increase in the Brighton district.
September 8, 2017
From passionate to politics-free, here’s how Colorado school districts responded to Trump’s DACA decision
The response shows how school districts view their responsibilities when a divisive national policy change carries implications for many Colorado students and families.
September 7, 2017
Colorado school districts taking another shot at tax measures after past defeats
Almost 20 school districts will be asking voters for a tax increase this November looking to find more funds for higher staff pay and new technology.
July 21, 2017
Two Colorado districts shift to later high school start times — for very different reasons
The Greeley-Evans school district in northern Colorado will join the Cherry Creek district in suburban Denver in adopting later high school start times this fall.
Two for one
April 21, 2017
Schools in Pueblo, Greeley up next as state sorts out struggling schools
Like all the schools facing state intervention, the five before the state board Monday serve large populations of poor and Latino students.
February 16, 2017
Silence, empty seats and solidarity in Colorado schools for a “Day Without Immigrants”
Attendance was down at many schools across Colorado as communities took part in a nationwide protest called a “Day Without Immigrants” Thursday.
working on the weekend
January 20, 2017
Teacher by day, waitress by night: Colorado teachers work second jobs to make ends meet
Eroding salaries, skyrocketing housing costs and a chronic statewide school funding crunch have pushed a surprising percentage of Colorado teachers to take second jobs.
November 9, 2016
Results from Colorado’s 40-plus school tax measures: Success, failure and universal frustration about funding
Dozens of Colorado school districts asked voters to approve tax measures on Tuesday — the answers highlight growing inequities in the state's school funding landscape.
November 8, 2016
Tax measures falter in two of three northern Colorado school districts, according to early returns
School tax measures faltered in two of three northern Colorado districts Tuesday. In the Poudre district, a mill levy override passed and a bond vote was too close to call.
try try again
October 26, 2016
Colorado school districts stung by past defeats return with record number of tax requests
Colorado districts that have seen past measures defeated are taking a number of steps to persuade reluctant voters, including cutting back on what they’re asking for.
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