Immigrant janitor joins other workers to Fight for $15

Denver – Immigrant janitor and father Javier Elizalde works full time but does not make enough money to feed his family. On April 15, Tax […]...

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April 17, 2015 Education, The Mix

Teenagers’ robot “Clawdius Seizer” invades Capitol

It clacked and whirred at a booming pitch across the marble tile. Its single red light blinked like an eye. It jerked and pivoted between […]...

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April 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guns in schools for student safety

Patrick Neville was a sophomore at Columbine High School when two peers, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, murdered 12 students and a teacher before taking […]...

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April 13, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Politics, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers hug over testing-reform bills

For months Colorado lawmakers have been struggling to find a legislative compromise that would reduce standardized testing in schools but preserve millions in Federal funding and accountability for educators and students. On Thursday, the wait was over....

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April 10, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Standardized testing protestors’ rally cry at the Capitol: “More than a score.”

Bundled children held signs that bent in the the blowing sleet. They read: “Testing ≠ Teaching,” “School zone … No PARCCing,” “Have you freed a teacher today?” and the Twitter hashtag eponymous, “More than a score.”...

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March 26, 2015 Education

Video: Protestors: ‘We are more than a score’

Teachers, students and families gathered on the Capitol steps on Wednesday to stop standardized testing in Colorado schools. See our video below. Video by Kyle […]...

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March 26, 2015 Education, The Mix, Uncategorized

Protecting student data in the age of the voracious, everywhere internet

A new bill works the space between the urge to embrace educational technology and the practice of turning students into focus groups for marketing companies....

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March 4, 2015 Education, Politics, The Mix

1000-plus Boulder students join standardized test sit-out protest

  Students from at least three Boulder Valley School District high schools staged protests Thursday and plan to protest again on Friday by sitting out […]...

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November 13, 2014 Education, The Mix

Personhood, racetrack gaming and GMO labeling lose — gov transparency wins

Democrats were in dire need of a pick-me-up Tuesday, and the Vote No on 67 rally was the only party around....

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November 5, 2014 Education, Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, The Mix

Shoemaker, Carson, Griego take regent wins

The election results for the University of Colorado Board of Regents are in, and two of the three seats in play will be filled with newcomers....

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November 5, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Just In, The Mix


Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]

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