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October 1, 2018
These five Colorado schools won the nation’s top education honor
The U.S. Department of Education recognized 349 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools.
June 22, 2018
When Denver stopped lunch-shaming, debt from unpaid meals skyrocketed
After the Denver school district outlawed lunch-shaming last fall, debt from unpaid lunches ballooned.
How I Teach
April 4, 2018
This Colorado teacher admitted she didn’t know all the answers – and students responded
Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask educators who’ve been recognized for their work how they approach their jobs. You can…
December 7, 2017
‘Low pay and low prestige’: How Colorado superintendents want to lift the teaching profession
With a new state strategic plan out proposing solutions to teachers shortages in Colorado, the discussion is heating up.
October 31, 2017
Meet the Cherry Creek science teacher who won a major award — and a $25,000 check
Grandview High School teacher Lisa Rodgers was announced this year's Milken Educator Award at the Cherry Creek School District school Tuesday.
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SCHOOL DAY
August 15, 2017
Colorado schools make plans to view — and teach — the solar eclipse
Schools throughout Colorado are setting aside time for students to view the eclipse, which is expected to reach 92.3 percent totality over Denver.
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.
May 1, 2017
Five Colorado districts get grants to boost student and staff mental health
Five Colorado school districts will receive grants from Kaiser Permanente to fund mental health efforts for students and staff.
How I Teach
February 2, 2017
This fourth-grade teacher doesn’t take away recess or use points to manage the class. Instead she’s built a culture of respect.
Recognizing her students' backgrounds with posters and flags wasn't enough for this fourth-grade teacher. She set about creating a culture of respect in her classroom.
catching some zzzzs
January 19, 2017
One Colorado district moving toward later high school start times — maybe — while another shelves the idea
Of the two large Colorado school districts that were actively exploring later high school start times for the 2017-18 school year, one is moving ahead and one has dropped the idea for now.
November 30, 2016
Fixes underway to remedy high lead levels in Denver, Jeffco and Cherry Creek school water
Three of Colorado's largest school districts are making plumbing fixes in some buildings to address high lead levels in school water.
November 16, 2016
To tackle teacher shortage, start with giving teachers the respect they deserve, superintendents say
Colorado school superintendents and business leaders gathered to discuss the burgeoning teacher shortage.
2016 Bond and Mill Levy
November 8, 2016
Cherry Creek voters supporting two tax measures for teachers, career and tech programs
Early returns show voters passing a bond by a slim margin, but comfortably supporting a mill levy override tax measure.
October 25, 2016
Cherry Creek leader named Superintendent of the Year
Harry Bull has led the nearly 55,000-student district for about three years.
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