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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...

Colorado bows to federal pressure, adopts second school quality system that...

In an effort to keep federal dollars flowing to Colorado classrooms, the State Board of Education voted Wednesday to create two quality systems for...

Denver, Boulder schools home to the state’s largest achievement gaps based...

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

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

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

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...

Colorado shied from taking aggressive action to fix its lowest performing...

At historic Aurora Central High School, the last few years have been a trial. Students have described widespread fights, high truancy rates and a heavy...

Data privacy worries shield thousands of Colorado test scores from public...

The public will never know how Smoky Hill High School ninth-graders scored last spring on English tests that challenged them to do things like...

Proposed shift in Colorado’s school ratings draws ire of education reform,...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on June 7, 2016 A broad coalition of education reform and civil rights groups is lobbying against a proposed change to the...

How Colorado districts comply with state law speaks volumes about their...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 29, 2016 At Boulder Valley School District high schools this spring, it was business as...

Hudak seeks way to pay for youth prisoner education

DENVER-- Colorado state Senator Evie Hudak, D-Westminster, is weighing strategies to secure passage of a bill she's sponsoring that seeks to ensure youth prisoners charged as adults receive education. Lawmakers have signaled that any bill that requires new spending will likely fail this session. There are currently more than 130 young prisoners in Colorado awaiting trial whose constitutional rights to an education are not being met.
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