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Tag Archives: special education

Colorado schools gave out nearly 1,800 suspensions to young students with disabilities last year

Getting sent home from school became a constant for Ben Wankel’s second-grade son last fall. It started simply enough: The cafeteria was too noisy, his […]...

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May 14, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Tales from inside Colorado’s teacher shortage: housing for horses and recruiters without interviews

The job fair was going well for Stephanie Polutchko and the phrase on her white name tag explained why: “high school science.” Like other prospective […]...

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April 12, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Housing crisis, Just In, The Mix

Judge: Douglas County schools must pay private school tuition for student at center of special education lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Monday in favor of a Douglas County couple who’d sought reimbursement from the Douglas County School District for their son’s education […]...

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February 13, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In

An emotional cyberbully debate; veterans’ business bill goes to Gov; money for drilling inspection; allowances made for rural special ed

Notes from the General Assembly's 64th day in the 2014 legislative session. ...

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March 12, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Polis set to introduce bill to better fund special education

Congressman Jared Polis, D-Boulder, Tuesday announced he will introduce legislation to fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) of 1975, which promised to pay 40 percent of the excess cost of educating students with disabilities....

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August 17, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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