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Pushback on charter school contracts shows new divide on Denver school...

In an urban district nationally known for collaborating with charter schools, two new Denver school board members made clear Thursday that the publicly funded...

Budget battles likely to overshadow education issues as Colorado legislature convenes

Colorado lawmakers started the day Wednesday with pledges of bipartisanship and odes to the Colorado way.  Then Republicans in the state Senate promptly sent a...

Why Gov. Hickenlooper wants to give some Colorado charter schools $5.5...

If Mike Epke, principal of the New America School in Thornton, had a larger budget, he would like to spend it on technical training...

Inside the three-candidate battle for northeast Denver’s school board seat

Of the Denver school board races on the November ballot, none packs more intrigue than the fight for District 4. The three-person slate of candidates...

Five things we learned when Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates got on the...

Nine Republicans and Democrats hoping to become Colorado’s next governor offered contrasting views Friday of the state’s public schools to an audience of more...

What’s different about this year’s Denver school board election? Betsy DeVos,...

In many ways, the storylines of this year’s Denver school board election feel familiar. Those who embrace the district’s policies, and those who remain...

Four Aurora school board candidates win union endorsement

The Aurora teachers union on Tuesday announced endorsements of four candidates in this fall’s school board election, calling it a “pivotal moment” for the...

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...

Colorado’s new director of school choice: If we hold all schools...

For decades, both Republicans and Democrats in Colorado have embraced charter schools. And it can stay that way if the state continues to hold all...

Barbara O’Brien has three challengers for her DPS board seat so...

A Denver father who narrowly lost a seat on the Denver Public Schools board to a well-known incumbent two years ago is running again...