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Education:

Denver City Council sends higher-education tax hike to voters

Denver City Council members agree higher education costs too much in Colorado and that state and federal lawmakers have failed to take care of it. […]...

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August 25, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

DPS looks toward Cheltenham Elementary’s future after clearing resigned principal of wrongdoing.

Friday, Cheltenham Elementary School principal Kalpana Rao resigned after a months-long tangle with parents who accused her of forcing children to eat on the floor, […]...

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August 24, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Cheltenham Elementary principal resigns

Dr. Kalpana Rao, the embattled Denver Public School’s Cheltenham Elementary principal, has resigned. Rao was criticized by families and Padres & Jovenes Unidos for having […]...

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August 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Jeffco Board of Ed recall’s on; campaigns are heating up

This article was updated August 27. The recall for three controversial Jefferson County School Board members is on. This week, Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder […]...

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August 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Back-to-school jitters: Cheltenham principal and parents speak as investigation looms

Denver public school Cheltenham Elementary principal Kalpana Rao held a last-minute Thursday press conference to apologize for not understanding parents’ concerns that their children were […]...

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August 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Reader’s view: Cheltenham teacher rejects embattled principal’s apology

Several weeks ago, Nat Stein of The Colorado Independent broke a story about a group of Latino parents who organized to oust Cheltenham Elementary principal Kalpana […]...

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August 11, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Embattled Cheltenham Elementary principal apologizes: “I still have a lot to learn”

Principal Kalpana Rao of Cheltenham Elementary in west Denver wrote a letter to the community on Friday in response to the ongoing efforts by some parents to […]...

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August 10, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

JeffCO Public Schools officials call cops on veteran teachers during new teacher orientation

A handful of Jefferson County’s veteran public school teachers met outside Green Mountain High School today to welcome incoming teachers at the district’s induction day […]...

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August 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Ethics Watch nudges Jeffco school board: Stop violating Colorado Open Records Act

The embattled Jefferson County School Board, which has been accused of violating the Colorado Open Records Act by failing to have an email retention policy, […]...

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July 31, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Cowboy Church at Crossroads bucked from Florence High School

A few months ago, we brought you news that a Jewish teacher, Brian Schipper, had sued Florence High School for sponsoring a host of religious […]...

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July 31, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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