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A budget battle and brinksmanship. Then Colorado lawmakers agreed on $35M...

Colorado lawmakers agreed late Wednesday to spend $35 million next year on police officers in schools and security upgrades to school buildings. It was the...

After years of stagnation, Colorado’s innovation schools see breakthrough in improvement,...

A year ago, as the State Board of Education began to consider fixes for Colorado’s lowest-performing schools, there was scant evidence that giving schools...

From CSAP to PARCC, here’s how Colorado’s standardized tests have changed...

For more than two decades, Colorado public school students have taken annual tests to measure how well they’ve mastered the state’s English and math...

After teen’s suicide attempt, this Colorado teacher wrote letters to each...

How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a Chalkbeat feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their...

Five months ago Colorado schools were bracing for the worst. Here’s...

Despite gloomy economic forecasts, Colorado lawmakers managed to keep the state’s school funding shortfall from growing this year. The state’s public schools will see on...

After raucous rollout, charter school compromise sailing through Colorado statehouse

A last-minute compromise that could send more local tax dollars to charter schools moved quickly through the statehouse Tuesday clearing critical hurdles in both...

Two Colorado educators spent months crafting a piece of legislation. Now...

Teachers show up at the statehouse all the time while Colorado lawmakers are debating education policy. Rarely do they have a piece of legislation...

Everyone hates how Colorado funds its schools. So who is going...

This story originally appeared in Chalkbeat Colorado Glenn Gustafson, the chief financial officer for Colorado Springs District 11, has spent the past few months crisscrossing...

National survey reports Colorado schools remain “hostile environments” for LGBTQ youth

A national school climate survey shows that despite some progress, Colorado high schools remain “hostile environments” for the many gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and...

Hindu leader asks Colorado schools to close for Diwali

A look at the Denver Public Schools' holiday-closure calendar shows one religious holiday all students get off regardless of their personal beliefs: Christmas. Otherwise,...