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With three weeks to go, spending in Denver school board races has topped $1.3...

Welcome back to Chalkbeat’s campaign finance tracker. We’ll track how much each of the nine Denver school board candidates has raised and spent in...
A student at Denver's DCIS Montbello raises her hand during a reading assignment. (Photo by Nathan W. Armes/Chalkbeat Colorado)

We asked the 2019 Denver school board candidates nine questions. Here’s what they said.

This fall, voters will determine the future direction of Denver schools. Three of the seven seats on the Denver school board are up for election....
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State Board raises standards, making it harder for Colorado schools to earn a top...

Hundreds of Colorado schools are likely to lose their top rating under changes approved by the State Board of Education Thursday, and those that...
A Manual High School student, deep in thought.

District, teacher groups urge State Board not to change Colorado school ratings

The state’s largest teachers union and organizations that represent school boards and district leaders are mounting a united front against proposed changes to how...

Denver school board race: See how much money outside groups, candidates have spent

Welcome back to Chalkbeat’s campaign finance tracker. We’ll track how much each of the nine Denver school board candidates has raised and spent in the runup...
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann declined to press charges against anyone after an emotional altercation between parents, students and a Denver Public Schools bus driver. (Photo by Phil Roeder via Flickr:Creative Commons)

No criminal charges in Denver school bus fight as the district continues its review...

A Denver parent will not face criminal charges related to a fight on a school bus that community activists say is representative of larger...

As Colorado invests more in preschool, a gold-standard study shows benefits of full-day classes

A new study shows large literacy gains and other benefits for full-day preschoolers as they enter kindergarten compared with their half-day peers — timely findings...

Which Denver schools have the most experienced teachers? A new report slices the data

Compared to teachers in district-run schools, those in Denver charter schools are more likely to be white and have less than five years of...
About 24,000 Colorado kids went back to school this fall with personal or religious exemptions from the vaccination that protects against the highly contagious disease. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

In record year for measles, 24,000 Colorado students are back in school with exemptions...

Amid a record number of measles cases nationwide, about 24,000 Colorado kids went back to school this fall with personal or religious exemptions from...

Leading Democratic presidential candidates say they will boost teacher diversity. Here’s how.

Teacher diversity wasn’t an explicit part of either Hillary Clinton’s or Bernie Sanders’ platforms in the lead-up to the 2016 election. But as 2020 approaches,...