Education

Denver principals denounce family separation policies, reassure immigrants that schools are safe for their...

“Disgusted” and “physically ill” — that’s how Denver principal Kayla Grayson-Yizar described her reaction and that of her colleagues as they watched recent news...

What the primary results in Colorado’s governor’s race mean for education

After millions of dollars and what sure felt like millions of mailers and door-knocks, Coloradans have their candidates for governor: Democrat Jared Polis and...

Some CO officials wanted fourth-graders to learn about the benefits of guns. Here’s why...

Colorado fourth-graders won’t be asked to demonstrate their understanding of the possible benefits of gun ownership as part of their unit on conflict resolution....

Fact checking the Colorado governor’s race: The truth behind 5 claims dividing Democratic contenders

With less than a month to go before the primary, the Democratic candidates for governor of Colorado are sparring not over the future of...

Asked again about school staff referring students to ICE, DeVos says ‘I don’t think...

Pressed to clarify her stance on whether school staff could report undocumented students to immigration authorities, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday avoided giving...

How education reform became a wedge issue among Colorado Democrats this election year

On the campaign trail, the Democratic candidates for governor of Colorado tend to hit the same themes when it comes to education: more money...

Would giving DPS’s school safety officers arrest powers help end the “school-to-prison pipeline?”

School safety patrol officers in the Denver district would get the authority to arrest students and write tickets under an idea being explored by...

New state law forces Denver to change course on its ‘early colleges’

A change in state law meant to rein in the cost of Colorado high schools that allow students to stay longer to earn college...

Seven female law professors win $2.6 million settlement from DU in unequal pay lawsuit

The University of Denver on Thursday reached a settlement with seven female law professors over an unequal pay dispute.  U.S. District Court Senior Judge Wiley...

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...