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Colo. Teachers To Get Their Own Report Card

Posted 01.10.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, the Colorado Board of Education unanimously approved a new teacher-rating system that could make it easier to fire teachers who don't me...

LIVEBLOG: Lobato v. State Of Colorado - Closing Arguments

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.17.2011 | Denver

Lobato v. State of Colorado may be one of Colorado's most provocative education lawsuits in history. It raises the question: Is the state's system of ...

Voucher Injunction Leaves DougCo Parents In Limbo

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver

The Douglas County voucher program may have been halted in last Friday's court order, but it is unclear what that means for students and parents who e...

Colorado Should Investigate Abstinence-Only Grant

Luis Toro | Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

This week's Westword cover story, by Andy Kopsa, reported that Denver-based WAIT Training managed to circumvent both Governor Ritter's rejection of fe...

Judge In DougCo Pilot Voucher Suit: 'The Court Is Not Persuaded'

Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

A Denver District judge has denied a motion to move the Douglas County School District Voucher Pilot Program from Denver to Douglas County, saying he ...

Charter School For Minority Boys

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

Eight new Denver schools will open by 2013 after last night's school board meeting, six of which are charter schools. One will be Denver's first all b...

Suing To Separate Church And State

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.21.2011 | Denver

Three civil liberties unions plus some Douglas County parents filed a lawsuit this morning against the authorization of funds by the state treasurer t...

Colorado Board Of Education Defies Governor Ritter,

The Denver Post | Susan Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bill Ritter's administration is in a turf war with the State Board of Education over sex, kids and health care reform. State law requires schools t...

Colorado State Board Of Education Adopts Common Core Standards In Close Vote

EdNewsColorado | Todd Engdahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado State Board of Education this morning voted 4-3 to adopt the Common Core Standards in language arts and math. The vote came after a heari...

Hold the Center

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

When the State Board of Education brought Colorado into the Common Core Standards fold by the narrowest of margins on Monday, it represented the triumph of reason over ideological pressure.

Innovation Schools Act Being Violated By DPS: Law Firm

EdNews Colorado | Nancy Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Three principals have obtained a legal opinion declaring Denver Public Schools is in violation of the state Innovation Schools Act because district le...