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In late November, the Colorado Department of Education notified the planned charter school in Englewood, TriCity Academy, that it had received a $196,500 start-up grant. “We are very excited to receive this grant. It will help us move forward … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
In Littleton Public Schools, teachers and administrators want to know the answers to four questions: What is essential for students to learn? How will we know when each student has learned it? How will we respond when a student experiences … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
In a race that wasn't decided until 10 days after the polls closed, a Centennial Democrat has unseated a Parker Republican on the Colorado State Board of Education. Rebecca McClellan, a former member of the Centennial City Council, has emerged as … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
Caroline Fuller, whose children attend Wheat Ridge High School, came away from a recent community forum about Jeffco Schools’ proposed bond and tax rate increase still searching for more information. “I’m looking for a reason to feel … more
Carrie Warren-Gully, vice president of the Littleton Public Schools Board of Directors, has taken over as president of the Colorado Association of School Boards. Warren-Gully assumed her new role on Dec. 11 at the CASB annual conference. She will … more
The Dictionary Project has provided dictionaries to third-graders for more than 20 years. But Littleton Rotary Club and Centennial Academy of Fine Arts take it a step further by also giving students thesauruses as fourth-graders. Rotary member … more
Since 2013, students at Littleton’s Mackintosh Academy have been using a greenhouse to learn about botany and agriculture while growing vegetables. “It gives us the opportunity to grow in self-management,” said eighth-grader Sam … more
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