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Colorado Dems overwhelmingly reject Democrats for Education Reform at state assembly

Delegates at the Colorado Democratic state assembly Saturday sent a clear message to the state chapter of Democrats for Education Reform: You don’t have...

School choice is pushing wealthy families to gentrify areas while avoiding...

When Francis Pearman was studying at Vanderbilt, he and a fellow graduate student noticed a striking phenomenon in Nashville: white, affluent families were moving...

A minimum salary for Colorado teachers? State officials may ask lawmakers...

As part of a broad plan to increase the volume of high-quality teachers in Colorado, state officials are considering asking lawmakers to take the...

What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a...

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s...

Denver teen pregnancy prevention organization to close its doors at the...

A Denver-based nonprofit focused on teen pregnancy prevention and youth sexual health will close its doors at the end of 2017 after losing two...

Jeffco Public Schools to use restorative practices as part of discipline...

  Jeffco Public Schools is investing more resources in so-called restorative practices as an alternative to suspensions, part of a broader reexamination of student discipline...

Amid push to get CO child care providers to seek higher...

Dede Beardsley says she’s always received rave reviews about the Montessori preschool and kindergarten program she’s led in Boulder for nearly four decades. Parents and...

To hire and keep good teachers as housing costs rise, Colorado...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on December 20, 2016 As Colorado’s housing costs skyrocket, a growing number of school districts, local leaders...

Jeffco school board to vote next month on superintendent search

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Yesenia Robles on Dec. 20, 2016 Just over a year after board members who hired him were ousted in...

Denver school board votes to close three low-performing schools under new...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on December 16, 2016 The Denver school board voted unanimously Thursday night to close three persistently low-performing...