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Tag Archives: colorado state board of education

Concerns about reading scores and school ratings prompt Denver district to send letters to families

Early elementary school families in Denver will get individual reading progress reports from the school district next month explaining how their children are doing against […]...

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December 28, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Pueblo schools must give more authority to management group, state board says

The State Board of Education on Thursday gave an outside nonprofit group significant authority in efforts to improve three Pueblo schools. The group, Achievement Network, […]...

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June 16, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Vote on Colorado education plan erupts into war of words over which kids benefit

The State Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved Colorado’s federally required education plan, but not before two of its most outspoken members questioned whether it […]...

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April 14, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

State board increasingly siding with charter schools on appeals

When charter schools in Colorado feel like local school districts aren’t giving them a fair chance to open, they can ask the state Board of […]...

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January 19, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Jeffco school board says no, again, to Walton-backed charter

The Jefferson County Board of Education, for a second time, turned down an application for a charter school with ties to the Walton Foundation. The […]...

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January 13, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Guest post: Jeffco school district’s no means no

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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January 12, 2017 Education, The Mix

Rejected Jeffco charter gets second chance from state board of education

Great Work Montessori School, a proposed preK-8 charter whose application was rejected last month by the Jefferson County Board of Education, has been revived by […]...

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December 14, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Two races still too close to call from Tuesday’s election

Six days after the election, the outcomes of two big races in Colorado are still too close to call. The first is the state board […]...

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November 14, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Data privacy worries shield thousands of Colorado test scores from public scrutiny

The public will never know how Smoky Hill High School ninth-graders scored last spring on English tests that challenged them to do things like interpret […]...

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September 26, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: State Board of Ed looks to fill vacancy after tumultuous summer

Strange Ed Fellows The Colorado State Board of Education needs to fill a vacancy created by Republican Marcia Neal’s June departure amid an exodus of top […]...

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July 28, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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4/28 – A Skype Talk with Dr. Daniel Ellsberg

Dr. Daniel Ellsberg is known as the whistleblower who published the Pentagon Papers. While working as a high-level defense analyst at the military think-tank the […]

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The Home Front: The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is ‘cracking down on hazing’

“The Air Force Academy is cracking down on hazing across the campus in the wake of incidents involving the school’s swimming and lacrosse teams,” reports […]

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