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June 12, 2019
Rise & Shine: Why it matters when refugee students have the wrong birthdate
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. DOCUMENTS Many refugee students…
June 10, 2019
Jeffco schools to consider updating LGBTQ policies as backers call for ‘more foundation and meat’
“Jeffco public schools wishes to be an inclusive place for students and staff," said Superintendent Jason Glass.
June 6, 2019
Seeking to deter a ‘morbid fascination,’ Jeffco may rebuild Columbine High School
The new school would be built to the west of the current school and would retain the same name of Columbine High School.
June 5, 2019
LGBTQ advocates to push for student and staff protections in Jeffco schools
Dozens in support of LGBTQ students and staff plan to press the Jefferson County School Board to consider and adopt updated anti-discrimination policies.
June 5, 2019
Rise & Shine: Do-over coming in Denver teachers union election
TAKE TWO Denver teacher’s union will re-do its leadership election this fall, following a controversial race separated by only 11 votes. Chalkbeat ON THEIR WAY…
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June 4, 2019
This Colorado high school made a big push to get students into college. It’s working.
Harrison High School has made a concerted effort to work closely with its at-risk students and expose them to all of the possibilities for their future, officials say.
May 29, 2019
More than 80,000 Colorado students attend school four days a week. What happens on the fifth day?
As more Colorado school districts cut back to just four days a week in the face of financial pressures, many parents are looking for ways to fill that fifth day.
May 29, 2019
Rise and Shine: How a moose inspired a third-grade civics lesson
HOW I TEACH A third-grade teacher at Cottonwood Plains Elementary School in the Thompson district tells us about the most rewarding lesson she’s ever taught,…
May 23, 2019
Denver to offer teens a free transit pass on their smartphones
To help boost the mobility of young people, Denver will offer 12- to 18-year-olds free transit passes usable with their smartphones this summer.
May 21, 2019
Polis signs full-day kindergarten bill into law
Fulfilling a key campaign promise, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a bill funding full-day kindergarten to much pomp at a ceremony at Stedman Elementary in Denver.
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