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A citywide effort to review how rapid gentrification is changing Denver’s public schools — and come up with ideas to combat the most pernicious effects — kicked off in early June. City and school district officials shared the podium at a … more
The attire varied from shorts and sweatshirts to formal dresses and suits as about 100 young men and women attended the annual after-prom event at Englewood High School. Araya Miller attended her first prom and her first after prom. “This is … more
New and expecting moms throughout the Colorado now have access to free, safe place for babies to sleep with the Colorado launch of the baby box. The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global initiative to equip expecting families with vital … more
To conduct a nationwide search for a new superintendent in 2014, Jefferson County Public Schools hired consulting company Ray & Associates. The firm notified hundreds of potential candidates and received more than 60 applications, then used feedback … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
“More super powers cause there aren’t enough of them today.” — Avery Hall, Arapahoe “I would erase all social media and erase the idea of it from everyone’s mind because it has created a false reality for teenagers, and I think our … more
Gonzales played basketball and soccer all four years at EHS, was involved in the newspaper and National Honor Society and has volunteered in various events. Gonzales plans to attend University of … more
Standardized test-score results presented the Englewood school district with a mixed bag this month, with PARCC — math and English tests — and science tests showing more setbacks than growth since last year. Numbers for Colorado as a whole … more
The May 11 ceremony at Charles Hay World School sort of followed tradition as students joined adults making speeches and using shovels to symbolically break ground for the construction of the new school that will be built adjacent to the current … more
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