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Colorado voter turnout shows high interest in education reform

Near-record campaign contributions, national media attention and large voter turnouts revealed deeper public interest in education in Colorado this year. Mostly stagnant graduation rates and the increasingly costly needs of remediation for those students who decide to pursue higher education have spurred a reform movement offering myriad choices for quick change. Others see the movement […]

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Former Denver school official sees loss of free meals if nutrition rules take effect

A former Denver Public Schools lunch director told a group of journalists and school advocates Wednesday that his district likely would cut free-meal programs for poor schools if new nutrition standards take effect that require schools to serve more fruits and vegetables. The panel discussion was sponsored by the National Potato Council, which represents potato […]

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