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New academic year to feature new surroundings

Plastic dividers, stray construction and cleaning equipment, and caution tape now line halls and playgrounds where children once ran — and soon, the first of Englewood's new school buildings will … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more

School canceled in Englewood Monday amid plans for protest at state Capitol

Englewood schools will be closed for students on April 16, the district announced after learning that more than 150 licensed staff in Englewood will not come to work on a “day of action” at the state Capitol in Denver ... more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to … more

New grad rates are a mixed bag in Englewood

In an about-face from last year’s numbers, the recently released graduation rates for 2016-17 for Englewood High School might elicit some double takes — the district as a whole saw a small … more
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