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Rise & Shine: Many Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox.
23 hours ago
More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work
The number of Colorado high school graduates needing developmental education has barely budged in the past two decades.
July 12, 2019
How Colorado lawmakers are trying to make schools safer
Colorado’s school safety landscape looks like a patchwork quilt of practices and resources. This lack of consistency will be a major focus of a school safety committee.
July 12, 2019
Rise & Shine: Colorado has a patchwork of school safety practices
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. SCHOOL SAFETY Colorado has…
July 3, 2019
Tell us about your experience with busing in Denver schools
The Denver district used busing to create integrated schools under a court-ordered desegregation plan from 1974 to 1995.
June 28, 2019
Rise & Shine: How Denver schools are trying to stop ‘summer slide’
EXTRA ACADEMICS Denver has expanded its Summer Academy to more students in an effort to maintain crucial early literacy skills for students who are learning…
June 26, 2019
Colorado lawmakers are trying again to unravel a complicated school finance knot
If the bipartisan Legislative Interim Committee on School Finance is successful, it could change how Colorado distributes money to its schools.
June 21, 2019
Rise & Shine: A Denver resolution limits several charter networks’ future growth
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. EXPIRATION DATE A new…
June 14, 2019
Rise & Shine: Denver school district bans handcuffs for elementary students
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. NO MORE Campus safety officers employed by the…
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June 13, 2019
Teachers union sues to block handover of Adams 14 operations to external manager
The lawsuit represents a challenge to the current accountability regime, which allows the State Board of Education to intervene when student performance does not improve.
June 7, 2019
Rise & Shine: A Denver teacher is out after reportedly making a black student clean up feces
IMPLICIT BIAS A 6-year-old black boy was reportedly made to clean feces off the floor of a school bathroom after his kindergarten teacher believed a…
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June 3, 2019
Superintendents: Colorado schools must evolve to prepare students for a changing economy
Five rural, urban, and suburban superintendents spoke Monday at an annual superintendents forum hosted by the Public Education and Business Coalition.
May 31, 2019
Rise & Shine: A Denver fifth-grader was handcuffed four times this school year
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. USE OF FORCE As…
May 29, 2019
How are Colorado schools doing? Advocates say the state still holds back too much data
In a Right to Know report card, a coalition of 21 civil rights and education advocacy groups said parents don't have the information they need to make informed decisions.
May 24, 2019
Rise & Shine: Aurora used drug-sniffing dogs in schools 28 times this year
SEARCH AND RESCUE The Aurora school district says it’s looking into an incident in which a student was tackled after a drug-sniffing dog found five…
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