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When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more
Bias and prejudice have no place in Littleton Public Schools, the district's board of education asserted at its Sept. 14 meeting. After a rocky start to the school year in which two LPS students died by suicide, officials reiterated the … more
Littleton Public Schools' Board of Education will remain unchanged after the fall election, after no challengers emerged against the three members whose terms run out this year. The incumbents will automatically retain their seats for another … more
At age 5, Laurilea McDaniel’s mother took her to New York City for the Broadway musical, “Cats.” It was the first of hundreds of shows she would see. That same year, her mom taught her how to sew a costume. “That’s definitely where my … more
  A juvenile died of an apparent suicide that occurred on Mark Twain Elementary schoolgrounds at about 6 p.m. Wednesday, Arapahoe County officials said Thursday. An adult male found the … more
Continuing a longtime trend, standardized test scores released earlier this month by the Colorado Department of Education show that Littleton Public Schools consistently scores higher than the state average. Despite the high marks compared to the … more
Shirley Bradsby remembers when shopping for school supplies for her children — all now grown — was much simpler. And cheaper. These days, with longer lists that include technology and earbuds, getting kids ready for school can dig a deep … more
New and expecting moms throughout the Colorado now have access to free, safe place for babies to sleep with the Colorado launch of the baby box. The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global initiative to equip expecting families with vital … more
The Colorado Veterans of Foreign Wars recently honored Cimarron Middle School eighth-grade history teacher Shannon Shelton as its Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. A ceremony honoring Shelton capped the VFW’s annual state convention, presented at … more
The Rocky Mountain Deaf School celebrated its third graduation on May 31, with four graduates - Juan Carlos Perez, Victoria Ponce de Leon, Daisy VanMeter and Melissa Zambrano Campos - preparing to … more
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