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Tag Archives: Education

Aurora school board member criticized for comments about immigrants

Facing criticism for her recent comments about immigrants, an Aurora school board member Tuesday offered a lengthy, emotional response that emphasized the importance of following […]...

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June 7, 2017 Education, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Jeffco suspended an average of four young students a day last year. Officials are taking note.

Jeffco Public Schools handed out more suspensions to young students than any other Colorado district last school year, and did so at rates that are […]...

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May 22, 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

The biggest bill of the legislative session pops this week. Here’s what you need to know before Tuesday’s hearing.

The name of the game: getting a bill that could make or break some rural hospitals and could free up millions for education and transportation […]...

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April 10, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Corporal punishment bill goes down in Colorado Senate committee

A Republican-controlled state Senate committee Monday killed a bill that would have prohibited corporal punishment in Colorado’s public schools and day care centers that receive […]...

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March 14, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, 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

What you should know about Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education secretary pick

This story originally appeared in Chalkbeat President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly tapped Michigan philanthropist Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary. “I am honored to […]...

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November 23, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Polarization prevents selection of new DougCo school board member

There were no surprises in Tuesday night’s Douglas County Board of Education meeting. The board was expected to vote on a replacement for departed member […]...

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October 19, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Opt-out aftershock: Colorado school ratings called into question for low participation on tests

  The large number of students who skipped this spring’s state standardized tests is throwing a wrench into the high-stakes process of determining the quality […]...

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October 14, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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