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April 17, 2019
After Colorado districts held ‘hostage’ by threats, school leaders look for lessons learned
Closing more than two dozen school districts across Colorado in response to a threat from a single individual was unprecedented, but it might not be…
February 20, 2018
Jeffco’s superintendent has some ideas about preventing school shootings — and none of them involve gun control or armed teachers
Jeffco Superintendent Jason Glass thinks a national push for armed guards and mental health in schools is more politically feasible than gun control.
January 12, 2018
Despite concerns, Jeffco school board agrees to spend $1 million to start funding school innovations
Employees in Jeffco Public Schools can now pitch an idea as part of a new application process for small grants to fund innovative programs that might improve education.
year in review
December 21, 2017
A new superintendent and a new vision for Jeffco schools in 2017
Jeffco Public Schools story lines of 2107 were centered around the new superintendent and his new vision.
September 18, 2017
Jeffco superintendent extends listening tour through event targeting multilingual community
Superintendent Jason Glass said he heard more questions about equity and language issues than he had on previous stops on his tour through the Jeffco district.
August 29, 2017
Many parents praise — and some criticize — Jeffco superintendent’s statement on Charlottesville
Dozens of Jeffco parents praised the superintendent’s statement on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., while a handful of others criticized it.
August 28, 2017
New Jeffco superintendent calls a timeout on any more school closures
The new superintendent for Jeffco Public Schools wants to change the process for considering school closures to something that would take more factors into account.
August 4, 2017
A high-poverty Jeffco school is about to adopt a “community school” model. What does that mean?
The Jeffco school will be a hub for community organizations to provide services such as English language classes, job training and medical care.
getting to know you
July 10, 2017
New Jeffco superintendent has more questions than answers in tour of district
Jason Glass, Jeffco's new superintendent, visited eight sites throughout the district to gather community feedback as he starts his new position.
May 16, 2017
Jeffco board unanimously approves three-year contract for new superintendent
Jason Glass will earn a salary of $265,000 a year, plus benefits.
May 15, 2017
How Jeffco’s pick for superintendent changed his mind about education reform
Jason Glass says his perspective on education changed while in Iowa when he was looking at international benchmarks.
The pick is in
May 1, 2017
Head of Eagle County schools named finalist for Jeffco superintendent post
Jason Glass has been outspoken on issues ranging from school finance to testing and recognizing bilingual students.
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