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How Colorado districts comply with state law speaks volumes about their views on testing

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 29, 2016 At Boulder Valley School District high schools this spring, it was business as usual […]...

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May 2, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

How charter schools are dodging Colorado laws

Educators say people without college degrees, including high schoolers, are teaching in Pre-K through fifth grade classes at the Community Leadership Academy, a publicly funded […]...

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May 1, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Denver schools making promising progress but troubling gaps persist, report says

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on April 27, 2016 Enrollment and graduation rates are up in Denver Public Schools. On state tests last […]...

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April 29, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Data privacy bill clears Senate committee – with tweaks

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Todd Engdahl on April 27, 2016 A bill designed to strengthen the privacy and security of student educational data continued […]...

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April 28, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Why Colorado’s testing opt-out movement could struggle to build on 2015’s big numbers

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 27, 2016 A year ago, thousands of Colorado students, parents and educators fed up with state […]...

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April 27, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver Public Schools owns up to not thoroughly vetting school board appointee

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on April 22, 2016 Denver Public Schools Acting Superintendent Susana Cordova apologized Friday for the failure of her […]...

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April 25, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

With few options, working parents turn to friends and family for child care

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on April 20, 2016 Since her daughter was a baby, Brenda Torres has relied on a trusted group […]...

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April 21, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Lawsuit from conservative group challenges Douglas County voucher program barring religious schools

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 19, 2016   A conservative legal group representing three Douglas County families filed a federal lawsuit […]...

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April 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

DA Morrissey drops 15-year-old’s charges, then insults her family

Denver’s District Attorney Mitch Morrissey took to Facebook to announce he was dropping all charges against a 15-year-old girl and to blast her family for a “grandstanding […]...

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April 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

MiDian Holmes steps aside, will not take Denver school board seat

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar and Eric Gorski on April 14, 2016   MiDian Holmes announced on her Facebook page Thursday night that […]...

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April 15, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

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Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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Colorado Springs admits it ran debtors prisons, coughs up $100K to victims

  COLORADO SPRINGS — People too poor to pay fines will no longer work off their debts by sitting in Colorado Springs jail cells, and […]

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