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Tag Archives: Chalkbeat

What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s anxious […]...

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September 21, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver teen pregnancy prevention organization to close its doors at the end of the year

A Denver-based nonprofit focused on teen pregnancy prevention and youth sexual health will close its doors at the end of 2017 after losing two major […]...

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September 19, 2017 Education, Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Jeffco Public Schools to use restorative practices as part of discipline changes

  Jeffco Public Schools is investing more resources in so-called restorative practices as an alternative to suspensions, part of a broader reexamination of student discipline […]...

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August 14, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Amid push to get CO child care providers to seek higher ratings, some say, ‘No thanks’

Dede Beardsley says she’s always received rave reviews about the Montessori preschool and kindergarten program she’s led in Boulder for nearly four decades. Parents and […]...

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May 16, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

To hire and keep good teachers as housing costs rise, Colorado school districts take on new role: landlord

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on December 20, 2016 As Colorado’s housing costs skyrocket, a growing number of school districts, local leaders and […]...

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December 22, 2016 Education, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Jeffco school board to vote next month on superintendent search

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Yesenia Robles on Dec. 20, 2016 Just over a year after board members who hired him were ousted in a […]...

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December 21, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver school board votes to close three low-performing schools under new policy

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on December 16, 2016 The Denver school board voted unanimously Thursday night to close three persistently low-performing Denver […]...

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

Denver superintendent sheds light on school closure recs, what happens next

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on December 9, 2016. While the criteria for Denver school closure recommendations is clearer than ever before, that […]...

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

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

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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