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A majority of the Jefferson County Board of Education will seek to maintain their seats this November. Board president Ron Mitchell, Susan Harmon and Brad Rupert have filed to run for re-election. The three were elected in 2015 following the … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
Staff from the Keystone Policy Center came away from the first meeting on the best way to increase blended learning opportunities — using a digital component for some or all of the instruction — with good and bad news. The good news — there … more
Learning music doesn’t just give children the ability to create something beautiful — it also helps them with attention, attendance and comprehension of difficult subjects. And this is why Steve Blatt, Colorado Public Radio’s former … 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 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
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