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One in four Colorado school districts are violating state transparency law

Only 57 percent of Colorado school districts fully comply with a state transparency law, independent watchdog group Colorado Ethics Watch has found. The group examined […]...

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September 19, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Black educators in Denver say they feel mistreated. Here’s how the district plans to respond.

Listen first, then take action. That’s how Denver Public Schools officials said the state’s largest school district plans to respond to a recent report that […]...

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August 24, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora Public Schools asking voters to approve $300 million bond package

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on August 17, 2016 The campaign to ask Aurora residents to approve a $300 million tax increase to build […]...

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August 18, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Benevento resigns from Douglas County Board of Education

Douglas Benevento, one of the four conservative reformers on the controversial Douglas County Board of Education, announced this morning he’s stepping down, effective immediately. Benevento […]...

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August 17, 2016 Blog, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Top Stories

Colorado’s opt-out rates stay steady, mostly

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on August 11, 2016 Colorado continued to see a large percentage of older students skip standardized tests in […]...

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August 12, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Douglas County School District is marketing software for profit

The Douglas County School District is marketing a software system it has developed to carry out pay-for-performance and other controversial education reforms, a move its […]...

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August 10, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver Public Schools slammed for minority contracting practices

Having carefully crafted the optics around the $572 million bond issue it’s urging voters to pass in November, Denver Public Schools features on its website […]...

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August 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Douglas County Schools narrows down finalist list for interim superintendent to one — and raises eyebrows

The state’s third-largest school district this week named a charter school founder with no experience leading a public school district as the sole finalist for […]...

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August 3, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized
What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on its ideas?

What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on its ideas?

At least nine Republican lawmakers from Colorado are meeting this week with a secretive national group focused on crafting ready-to-go conservative legislation. And next year, that […]...

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July 29, 2016 Blog, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Beleaguered DougCo school board members get a show of support

After months of public outcry against Douglas County school board members Judith Reynolds and Meghann Silverthorn, conservatives are marshaling a cheerleading effort for the embattled […]...

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

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WATCH: Colorado’s third party US Senate candidates debate guns, healthcare and more

On the CU Boulder campus Thursday, Colorado’s Libertarian and Green Party candidates for U.S. Senate talked about guns, healthcare, the importance of third party candidacies in […]

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Trump looks to Colorado for potential Supreme Court justices

  Donald Trump today released more names of judges he would choose to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court if he is elected president. Two of […]

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