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DougCo school district meeting erupts in protests

Long-simmering community anger in Douglas County school district hit a boiling point Tuesday night during a meeting about a recent school board investigation. On Monday, […]...

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June 22, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Parents’ group questions independence of DougCo school board investigation

Parents groups and community members are indignant over a report that has cleared two Douglas County Board of Education members of harassment and bullying allegations. […]...

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June 21, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Investigation declares DougCo school board members exempt from anti-bullying policy

A costly legal investigation has cleared two Douglas County Board of Education members of harassment and bullying allegations, finding that district anti-bullying policies apply to […]...

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June 20, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Breaking: Redactions delay the release of DougCo school board’s investigative report

Douglas County School District staff today are redacting parts of an investigation report of a closed-door meeting between Ponderosa High School student Grace Davis and […]...

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June 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Despite boost, Colorado school funding is still below pre-recession levels

If there’s any topic that is almost as important to lawmakers as the budget, it’s education. So what will be different for Colorado’s rural schools […]...

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June 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

DougCo school board investigation to cost taxpayers $163,696.25

The public won’t know until Monday what investigators found after reviewing a closed-door meeting between two members of the Douglas County Board of Education and […]...

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June 19, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver teachers to get at least 2.6% increase on average in 2016

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on June 15, 2016 Denver teachers will see a 2.6 percent pay bump on average under the district’s […]...

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June 16, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado backs off controversial proposal to change schools rating system

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on June 8, 2016 PUEBLO — After outcry from education advocacy and civil rights groups, Colorado schools will […]...

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June 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Proposed shift in Colorado’s school ratings draws ire of education reform, civil rights groups

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on June 7, 2016 A broad coalition of education reform and civil rights groups is lobbying against a proposed change to the […]...

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June 7, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Jeffco teachers have a new long-term contract, but unrest remains

The Jefferson County school board on Thursday approved a long-term deal with the school district’s teachers union, which includes $10.4 million in pay increases for the next academic year....

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June 3, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

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Primary night with The Colorado Independent

Mail-in ballots are due. Polls close at 7 p.m. After months of campaigning, the Colorado primary ends tonight. In the run-up to tonight’s election, The Colorado […]

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Hillary Clinton hits up Denver the same week as Donald Trump

  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees for president in their respective parties, will both be in the Mile High City this week, setting up Colorado’s […]

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