Colorado school recognized for closing achievement gap

By   /  December 14, 2016  /  Colorado, Education Blog  /  No Comments

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Wildflower Elementary School in Colorado Springs has been recognized as a 2016 National Title 1 Distinguished School.

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Colorado district using competency-based learning

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  Colorado, Education Blog  /  No Comments

Westminster is the only school district in Colorado to use a competency-based learning model, but is it working?

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Trump-DeVos voucher program may face legal, political trouble in Colorado

By   /  December 5, 2016  /  Colorado, Education, Federal Government, News  /  No Comments

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It’s no easy feat to implement a voucher system in Colorado. Just ask school choice advocates on the Douglas County school board.

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Colorado school board kills voucher program

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Colorado, Education Blog  /  No Comments

On Tuesday, the Douglas County, Col., school board voted unanimously to rescind a voucher program that gave parents the option of enrolling their children in a non-religious school. The program was created in March after the Colorado Supreme Court in 2015 declared unconstitutional an earlier program that included religious schools. Read more here.

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Online education allows student to balance school and work

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  Colorado, Education, Education Blog  /  No Comments

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High school junior Fabian Simons has turned to online education in order to balance school and work. “I used to have a job at Water World,” Simons said. “I would have to go to school and not show up for work or go to work and not show up for school.” The flexibility of the oft-maligned […]

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Denver university, high school create partnership

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  Colorado, Education Blog  /  No Comments

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Students and instructors from the Denver campus of the University of Colorado will be partnering with Wheat Ridge High School students to provide guidance and mentorship. “As a high school, it’s a gift to have college professors come in and help us. They teach us what they teach their students in college. It really helps us […]

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