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Colorado School Grades 2014 Rankings Released: How Does Your School Rate?

Colorado School Grades, an online tool created by a diverse coalition of 18 nonprofit community organizations, released its 2014 rankings of every public school in the state. The grades, which are available online at, are intended to help parents, students, educators, and community members better understand how their schools are performing.   Nearly 2,000 Colorado public schools are […]

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JeffCo Public Schools Choice Enrollment Starts January 7th

There are a wide variety of public schools in Jefferson County Colorado: charter schools, option schools, district-run neighborhood schools. The choice is yours! Any student in the county can attend any school that has space available, and that process starts January 7, 2015! More information can be found at the JeffCo Public School website. A […]

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Thousands of Colorado high school students refuse to take state tests

Thousands of high school seniors from Boulder to the Denver suburbs are skipping new state-mandated science and social studies tests, the latest flare-up in an escalating battle over Colorado’s standardized tests. The no-shows in some of the state’s highest-performing and wealthiest districts come amid growing anxiety about overtesting, uniting families in liberal Boulder and conservative […]

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Gun training for teachers a hot-button issue

The issue of whether teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools is not going away anytime soon in Colorado. On Saturday, more than 400 educators — two-thirds of them women — from throughout the region will gather at the Centennial Gun Club for a free conceal-carry class, the largest one-day training session ever […]

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