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A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to...

Colorado education officials are reconsidering the data privacy rules that for three years in a row have hidden large amounts of student achievement data...

Opposing groups call for all sides to play nice in Denver...

Two groups that often disagree about the direction of the Denver school district have issued an unusual joint statement calling for “responsible discourse” in...

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...

Race to the Top fails to redirect stream of bad teachers...

A recent New York Times editorial points out that Race to the Top—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s $4.3 billion tool for reform—has failed...

School reform proposals kick off ‘Race to the Top’ in Colorado

DENVER — A corps of turnaround experts who would travel from failing school to failing school, a computerized, multimedia test to replace the Colorado Student Assessment Program, and a “360 degree” evaluation for teachers mirroring business-world performance evaluations were just some of the ideas Race to the Top school reform workgroups presented Friday to Gov. Bill Ritter, Lt. Gov. Barbara O’Brien and Commissioner of Education Dwight Jones.

Chavez charter schools saga draws calls for greater oversight

Cesar Chavez Schools Network in Pueblo delivered another chapter in the story of corruption that has been making headlines for months. This week, recently...