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May 8, 2018
Jeffco district giving charter school district status and district building, while letting it maintain autonomy
Jeffco's school board approved the innovation plan for for charter Free Horizon Montessori, moving the plan forward.
March 14, 2018
Westminster school will reopen as a Marzano lab school ‘to take on problems we haven’t solved yet’
The idea for the school was part of Westminster's state improvement plan.
March 9, 2018
Struggling Aurora elementary must decide next steps on recommendations
The joint steering committee presented recommendations to the Aurora school board this week.
November 3, 2017
Less is more: Aurora principals simplify their school improvement efforts
Five Aurora schools are working on more narrow goals this year as part of their improvement efforts and they're starting to see results.
May 9, 2017
To counteract years of instability at Adams City HS, local and state officials are planning big changes
While balancing a need for change and a need for stability, lots of changes in store for the struggling Adams City High School in Commerce City.
April 24, 2017
Two Greeley middle schools will change their learning model as they look to boost performance
Two Greeley middle schools that reached the end of the accountability timeline and faced state action, will get innovation status to change their learning models.
April 12, 2017
Stay the course: Struggling Aurora Central will not face drastic state-ordered changes
Wednesday the Colorado State Board of Education directed staff to finalize a recommendation to allow Aurora Central High School to continue with their innovation plan.
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December 5, 2014
Jeffco mulls overhaul for struggling schools
The proposal, which was shared with teachers earlier this week and the community's parents today, calls for an extension of the school day and year, and for an expansion of dual language programs. The principals also want students in all grade levels to focus on longer-term projects that require problem solving skills rather than rote memorization and recall.
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