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Tag Archives: Achievement Gap

Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what educational […]...

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July 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Large achievement gaps in Denver highlighted by new national test data

Compared to other large, urban school districts, Denver has among the biggest achievement gaps in the country between white and Hispanic students in reading and […]...

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April 10, 2018 Chalkbeat, Civil Rights, Education, Just In

Record number of Denver schools earn top ratings on latest district quality scale

More Denver schools this year earned the top two ratings on the district’s five-color scale than ever before, a spike officials say reflects the record […]...

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October 13, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver, Boulder schools home to the state’s largest achievement gaps based on race, new data shows

Since Colorado introduced new, more challenging state math and English tests in 2015, schools and families have seen a steady — and often slow — […]...

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October 5, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado wants to help these 230 schools improve learning. Here’s the state’s first step.

More than 200 Colorado schools, most with vast and stubborn achievement gaps, could be eligible under new federal guidelines for a slice of $11 million […]...

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October 2, 2017 Chalkbeat, Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver Public Schools posts record gains on latest state tests

Denver students made more academic progress on state English and math tests last year than ever before, and the overall percentage of third- through ninth-graders […]...

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August 18, 2017 Education, Just In, Uncategorized

State board approves Aurora school redesigns, but Aurora Central isn’t off the hook

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on May 11, 2016 The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved dramatic overhauls for five Aurora public […]...

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May 12, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Denver and Aurora achievement gaps among nation’s widest, index finds

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on March 22, 2016 Denver and Aurora public schools claim some of the widest income-based achievement gaps in […]...

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March 24, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix
Best Practices for Closing Achievement Gap Outlined in New Study

Best Practices for Closing Achievement Gap Outlined in New Study

An analysis of eight Colorado schools that are successfully closing the achievement gap between poor and minority students and their more affluent peers could serve […]...

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Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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