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In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers
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October 12, 2018
Fewer Denver schools earn top ratings as the district raises the bar for quality
October 11, 2018
In a tough business, startups vie to become the Uber and Lyft of child care
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How education reform became a wedge issue among Colorado Democrats this election year
In Denver’s gentrifying neighborhoods, some middle-class parents are avoiding the school down the block
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September 18, 2018
Pencils, shelving, wiggly chairs: What Colorado teachers bought for their classrooms — and why
Chalkbeat reached out to teachers around the state to ask how much they spent out of pocket on their classrooms.
August 14, 2018
‘Who we are:’ Denver’s background statement for superintendent candidates, annotated
Read the full document here. We’ve also annotated it with explanations, context, and links to our previous coverage.
July 19, 2018
There are lots of ways schools teach English learners. Here’s how it works.
Many school districts have been, or are under, federal orders to improve education for English learners.
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October 10, 2018
Adams 14 superintendent asks board to deny KIPP application, rejecting advice from his staff
The Adams 14 board will vote on the KIPP recommendations next month.
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October 9, 2018
Colorado gets $55 million to support charter school expansion
The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help charter schools with start-up costs and trainings.
October 9, 2018
Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and schools
Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could pose challenges for students, educators, and schools.
October 5, 2018
‘We need the funding, and so do our kids.’ Colorado teachers take to the streets for Amendment 73
The Colorado Education Association says there were 27 teacher actions around the state in support of Amendment 73, a tax increase to fund education.
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Rise & Shine: There are nearly 40 bond and mill levy override questions on Colorado ballots this fall
Rise & Shine: Denver student brought gun to campus last week
Chalkbeat en español: Menos escuelas con altas clasificaciones en Denver, y una recomendación para rechazar a una escuela charter, KIPP
September 27, 2018
This award-winning preschool teacher runs a top-ranked program out of her home. Just don’t call her a babysitter.
A preschool teacher talks about why she isn't a babysitter, how she handles challenging behavior, and how the community’s leading industry figures into the classroom.
leading the state
September 18, 2018
Three things we heard at a gubernatorial candidates forum on early childhood
A gubernatorial candidates forum Monday highlighted some of the big early childhood ideas championed by each campaign, but also left plenty of unanswered questions.
September 11, 2018
As 4-year-old preschool programs become the norm, Denver looks to reach 3-year-olds next
The Denver Preschool Program's new spending on 3-year-old classrooms fits with a growing recognition that such investments amplify the impact of 4-year-old preschool programs.
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Illinois charter PAC ready to spend millions in Chicago elections
Well-funded political action committee supporting charter schools poised to campaign for mayor, aldermen candidates — with potentially enough to sway elections.
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A Chalkbeat roundtable: What New York City is still learning from its teacher strikes of 1968
Eight historians and scholars of education to reflect on a historic moment and the questions it still raises, including: Who will teach the city’s children, and how?
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We’re a middle-class black family. Here’s why we’ve skipped our local schools for now.
While some newcomers in our neighborhood seem willing to take a chance on works-in-progress schools, we feel we have little room for error.
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