Fifteen hundred dollars a month was a small price for Candida Ring to pay to escape the virtual schooling the pandemic had her family stuck in, due to her daughter's medical fragility.
Tracy Dorland has been named the new superintendent of the Jefferson County School District, which oversees over 84,000 students.
Thousands of low-income college students in Colorado now have an easier path to food assistance during the pandemic, after the federal government issued temporary changes to its qualification policies for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the program previously known as food stamps.
Carson Elementary School officials sent a message to parents on Tuesday warning of two attempted child enticements in the Hilltop neighborhood Monday night.
It’s a decision, district leaders acknowledged, that comes at a bad time and with short notice.
The cost of community college will remain the same in Colorado, after the state system's governing board voted Wednesday to keep tuition flat the upcoming school year.
The site was one of 10 created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to force more than 120,000 people, most of whom were American citizens, into camps during the war with Japan.
From 10 to 12 candidates for the Denver superintendent job are expected to participate in a second round of interviews starting next week, the head of the firm conducting the search said.
Under state rules, Stacey Carpenter can care for nine children at Barnyard Buddies Family Childcare, which she operates out of her Weld County home. But for the last 11 years, she’s only had eight.
Three schools in the Douglas County School District will return to fully remote learning Friday after several positive cases resulted in an outbreak at their respective schools.
The Adams 14 school district has a new leadership position this year.
Early childhood leaders said it’s too early to say which programs would be moved out of their current departments into a new early childhood agency, but possibilities include the state’s public preschool program and its child care subsidy program.
Officials in the Jeffco school district, one of the first Colorado districts to jump into remote learning after schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, say they’ve learned lessons that are helping to shape future remote learning.
Masks will still need to be worn in all Colorado schools, child care centers, and indoor summer camps under a modified executive order from Gov. Jared Polis.
The president of Western Colorado University in Gunnison will remain in his position despite a majority of the faculty calling for his firing, according to a statement from the school's board of trustees.
A former school employee has credibly alleged she experienced retaliation after her Arapahoe County school board removed her job responsibilities when she reported one board member’s sexual harassment, a federal judge has ruled.
More than 60% of students in the Roaring Fork School District are Hispanic, but when Jasmin Ramirez was elected in 2019, she and fellow board member Natalie Torres became the first Latinas to serve on the school board.
“Once they fail a class, they fall behind for four years,” said Ron Peterson, the high school turnaround specialist for MGT Consulting, the management company overseeing the district. “It has lots of consequences.”
Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday effectively killed a bill that sought to mandate new schools be set back a minimum of 2,000 feet from oil and gas facilities.
Most Cherry Creek elementary schools rely on reading curriculum that has been rejected by the state and criticized by experts because it relies on debunked methods.
Colorado students will take fewer standardized tests this spring after the federal government Friday approved the state’s plans to pare them down.
“That trust and collaborative spirit that have historically existed have been called into question,” said Dan Schaller, president of the Colorado League of Charter Schools.
All middle and K-8 schools will offer five days of in-person learning by April 19, Denver Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Mike Ramirez told the school board.
Property owners in some Colorado school districts would see gradual tax increases over the next two decades, ultimately generating hundreds of millions more each year for K-12 education, under a bill backed by Democrats in the state legislature.
The board of directors of The CUBE High School voted Monday to close the 2-year-old school, which currently serves 142 ninth- and 10th-graders.
ACLU of Colorado filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Douglas County School District, Sheriff Tony Spurlock and several school resource officers for handcuffing an 11-year-old boy with autism for scratching his classmate.
Denver Public Schools is planning to bring more students back after spring break, and the interim superintendent told the school board Thursday night that he wanted to return "as close to full strength as possible."
Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, middle school and high school students in the Douglas County School District are scheduled to return to full in-person learning this month, it was announced Wednesday.
Three weeks after Colorado opened COVID vaccination to classroom teachers and child care workers, roughly 75% of eligible people have received their first shot, according to data released by state public health officials.
A bill expected to be introduced this session would call for an independent third-party to conduct an extensive study of the accountability system and report on whether it’s achieving its stated goals of improving student performance.
Denver Public Schools board members discussed Wednesday night picking up the pace on hiring its next superintendent, citing faster timelines at other metro-area districts.
Denver is extending the deadline to apply to two new schools after the district incorrectly listed their addresses on its school choice application website. An incorrect address could have led to fewer families enrolling in the schools, which means the schools could get less money to cover e…
Denver Public Schools is on track to vaccinate all of its educators who want the vaccine by the end of March, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, hitting the district's internal timeline.
The first time Dahni Austin held a copy of a new Black history textbook for which she and other Denver high school students will serve as advisers, she cried.
One of the buildings will be named after Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first Black woman to graduate from CU Boulder. The other will be named after CU professor Albert Ramírez and his wife Vera, who advocated for underrepresented students.
For generations, coal has been a constant in this northwestern Colorado city. But by 2030, the Craig Station stacks will go quiet as Colorado shifts to renewable energy.
The report found that most CSU graduates enter and stay in the state’s workforce. Of students who moved to Colorado to attend CSU since 2005, 50% have stayed. And of students who already lived in Colorado, 86% have stayed.
It’s almost budget season and for many Colorado school districts out of compliance with state rules on reading, that means it’s time to talk about purchasing new curriculum.
As districts search for their new leaders, a key question they face is whether to publicly name a single finalist or several.
The Denver Board of Education has chosen the Chicago-based Alma Advisory Group to lead the district’s search for its next superintendent, whom they plan to have chosen in time for the beginning of the next school year.
Holding funding constant will allow the JBC to reduce the budget stabilization factor, the $1.173 billion debt owed to K-12 by the state, by $120.8 million, according to JBC analysts.
They’re adding filters to catch smaller particles, and retrofitting heating and air conditioning systems. And some are trying newer methods to treat indoor air — although experts caution against unproven technologies.
The University of Colorado Boulder will be leading a $7-million project intending to increase access to innovative science curriculum for high school students across the country.
The project is the latest in a series of steps by state education officials meant to get more Colorado children reading at grade level after years of stagnant scores.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis hand-delivered rapid COVID-19 test kits to Front Range educators Monday, making stops at homes in Fountain and Pueblo, as well as in Denver.
Colorado's teachers and those older than 64 years old will begin receiving vaccinations Feb. 8, Gov. Jared Polis said Friday, an earlier-than-expected beginning for an inoculation effort that will take weeks.
Denver middle and high school students are gradually returning to classrooms for the first time in more than 10 months, with in-person classes set to start by Monday at the latest. Many schools are reopening with a hybrid model that combines in-person and remote learning.
“To recognize and elevate the profession of educators in our society and the cornerstone that our schools of all types provide, we will be able to successfully vaccinate with a highly effective lifesaving vaccine,” said Gov. Jared Polis.
Colorado's K-12 educations and those older than 64 years old will begin receiving vaccinations Feb. 8, Gov. Jared Polis said Friday, part of another tweak to the state's ever-shifting vaccine priority list.
The RISE fund is intended to provide extra support for those at risk of falling behind, including low-income students, English Language Learners, those experiencing homelessness and pregnant teens or teen parents.