Colorado – Chalkbeat
Jeffco school board narrows pool for superintendent search
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:39:13 +0000
The Jeffco school board spent several hours Thursday night reviewing superintendent applications and will start interviews next week.
Schools in Pueblo, Greeley up next as state sorts out struggling schools
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:51:31 +0000
Like all the schools facing state intervention, the five before the state board Monday serve large populations of poor and Latino students.
Rise & Shine: Counting attendance in school ratings could be smart — or completely misleading
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:14:32 +0000
A PATH FORWARD Westminster Public Schools and state officials are weighing a plan that would give the struggling district's competency-based learning approach more time to work, with some help from a couple of outside players. Chalkbeat Colorado SAY YOU WANT A RESOLUTION Denver's school board is criticizing — and trying to distance itself — from […]
Denver school board strikes back at Trump budget, Betsy DeVos's school choice vision
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:41:35 +0000
Board members most likely have an eye on this fall's school board elections.
Partisan bickering puts financial lifeline for rural schools in danger
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:12:16 +0000
What makes Senate Bill 267 so controversial is that the cornerstone of the bill would redesignate a fee collected by the state that helps pay for Medicaid.
How the state plans to deal with the struggling Westminster Public Schools
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:43:21 +0000
Documents reveal the state's plan to deal with Westminster Public Schools, a low-performing district that ran out of time on Colorado's accountability clock.
How Colorado is trying to boost access to quality child care for poor kids
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:07:58 +0000
Even with recent changes to Colorado's $86 million child care subsidy programs, low-income children still don't have access to the same quality care wealthier kids do.
Rise & Shine: Adams 12 breaks ground on new school
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:53:47 +0000
BUDGET Aurora Public Schools won't have to resort to a lot of cuts that were under consideration earlier, if the state's funding doesn't change too much by the time it's finalized. Chalkbeat Colorado SMOKED OUT A small fire at Westminster High School Wednesday night during Westy Idol, the school's talent show competition, has school closed […]
Proposed Aurora budget cuts not as drastic as originally thought
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:58:31 +0000
Aurora Public Schools officials gave the school board a preview of the full budget draft that will be presented next month.
Rise & Shine: How a scheduling change is improving a Fountain middle school
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:38:22 +0000
MONEY MATTERS Nearly 70 percent of the money donated to former state Sen. Michael Johnston’s gubernatorial bid in the first quarter of 2017 came from outside Colorado, records show. Chalkbeat ON THE OFFENSE Randi Weingarten promises to ‘educate’ Betsy DeVos as her teachers union kicks off a campaign against the Trump agenda. Chalkbeat HEALTHY SCHOOLS Colorado is one […]