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Guest Post: Teen suicide epidemic on Pine Ridge reservation

About an hour away from Mount Rushmore, America’s historic tribute to its past presidents, is the Pine Ridge reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota...

In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers

This story is part of a partnership between Chalkbeat and the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. Using federal data from Miseducation, an interactive database built by...

Three years in, an ambitious experiment to improve the odds for...

Blocks of Hope was once envisioned as a pint-sized version of the Harlem Children’s Zone. The project would provide an array of educational and social...

Survey: Race and ethnicity impact Coloradans health and quality of life

DENVER - How much money you make and your ethnic background have a big impact on neighborhood infrastructure and your chances for a healthy...

Colorado’s gender pay gap: Five disturbing facts

Colorado's gap in pay between men and women is wide, according to a report released last week by the Institute for Women's Policy Research. “There...

Littwin: The Bernie Sanders pope praises and rebukes Congress

Maybe the most telling moment of Pope Francis's address to Congress came when he finally got to abortion. This would be, at last, the...

Wiretap: Pope Francis tackles immigration, climate change, poverty

Big talk It didn't take the pope long. First day in town, and he's already talking immigration, climate change and poverty. He also met with...

Aspen’s skewed American dream

Kelli Bohl, 36, believes she is living the American dream. Born, raised and working in the Roaring Fork Valley, she’s having a tough time...

News Poem: ‘I have traveled much to go nowhere today’

Blood pressure reacts to such toxic swallowings

Wiretap: Mother’s Day would be happier if America took care of...

Unhappy holidays Hope you had a happy Mother's Day. Now imagine, Ezra Klein writes, how happy it might have been if America really cared about...