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Guest post: Small steps could lighten a generation’s crushing student debt

Growing up, my generation had one thing hammered into our heads: to succeed in life, you have to go to college. However, few teenagers,...

In second try, Denver names two finalists to lead Manual High

Two assistant principals who work in the Denver school district are vying to lead Manual High School, a storied school in the northeast part...

Susana Cordova is the sole finalist to be the Denver school district’s next superintendent

A high-ranking administrator who began her career as a teacher in Denver is the sole finalist to lead Denver Public Schools. Susana Cordova, who...

Colorado board allows Adams 14 to retain some local control as the state pushes...

In its much-anticipated decision on the troubled Adams 14 school district, Colorado’s State Board of Education on Tuesday stopped short of handing over all...

Facing potential loss of control, Adams 14 wants to show the state how the...

In meeting after meeting in recent weeks, Adams 14 district leaders repeated the sad statistics about their district’s shortcomings, from poor attendance to low...

Ask The Indy: Why is marijuana money not enough to fix our schools and...

Among readers' most-asked questions on the eve of Tuesday's election — besides what the party affiliation is of judges on the ballot — is...

Montera vs. Smith: At-large regent race on your Colorado ballot could influence party control...

Democrat Lesley Smith and Republican Ken Montera, candidates for the at-large seat on the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents, both say they wish...
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Amendment 73: Understanding the tax increase for education on your Colorado ballot

Colorado voters face an important education decision this November: whether to approve a major statewide tax increase for schools. This request represents the third...

In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers

This story is part of a partnership between Chalkbeat and the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. Using federal data from Miseducation, an interactive database built by...
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Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and schools

Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could lead to more children going hungry and losing housing...