Getting middle-schoolers to love numbers – Big education grants threatened by teacher spats – Why dropouts have it worse than ever – Yellow Scene publishes parents’ open enrollment guide – 10 most memorable ed stories of 2011- Denver’s new school choice system stressing some parents – Colorado gets $26 million in Medicaid bonus for enrolling kids – Lakewood H.S. pioneers smartphone app for students, parents – Teens aren’t too old to boost their IQ, study finds.
Manual High School is getting a longer school year, and Colorado Mesa President Tim Foster goes to Washington.
November 30, 2011 | Posted in Briefs
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The focus of the Denver Education Compact is “cradle to career,” but talk at the group’s first working session focused on the early years.
Denver middle schools recruiting and captivating students – Rice makes plea for education in America – Colo. school incentive program awaits more funds – Principals protest role of testing in evaluations – Colorado in running for $17.9 million – DPS SchoolChoice plan set to go – Boulder, St. Vrain schools see spike in ‘homeless’ students – Garfield Re-2 revs up its teacher mentoring program.
The State Board of Education today gets a closer look at what may ultimately replace the CSAP tests.
November 10, 2011 | Posted in Briefs
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Poudre School District pulls out stops for Safe Schools Week, but deals with increase in drug use – Schools’ reaction to suicides may do more harm than good – School discipline changes move forward in Colo. – What works to end bullying – Shakespeare? – Denver elementary school student brings loaded gun to class.
Boulder Valley votes against later start to year – Denver school board candidate forum planned – Want to learn more about District 6? – ‘Slow family’ movement focuses on fewer outside activities – CollegeInvest offers college savings – Homeless students a growing problem in Colorado schools.
Voters may be asked to approve increased Denver Public Schools taxes in the November 2012 election.
They’re still counting just how many people took part in the nationwide effort Tuesday to break the Guinness World Record for most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period, but this much is certain: Denver North High School students joined the national effort to beat a jumping jacks record.
Middle school changes credited for DPS enrollment growth – Colorado schools fall behind on yearly progress target – Enrollment window opens in Dougco – Study: Most U.S. states score an ‘F’ on civil rights education – Lack of math emphasis in schools doesn’t add up – U.S. surpassed in education ratings