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The proctor reads the word to be spelled, uses it in a sentence for context, then repeats the word. “‘Advice,’” she reads. “‘Parents are known for giving good advice.’” She and the timekeeper chuckle softy at the example sentence … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
A new collaborative education venture between Colorado State University, Arapahoe Community College and the Douglas County School District has found a home. Arapahoe Community College has accepted … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
Ralph Moody Elementary School Principal Allyson Mallory knew what she was facing as soon as she hit the ground. Mallory, 37, is paralyzed from the waist down following a snowboarding accident at Keystone Resort on Dec. 23. She said that she … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. But … more
In a race that wasn't decided until 10 days after the polls closed, a Centennial Democrat has unseated a Parker Republican on the Colorado State Board of Education. Rebecca McClellan, a former member of the Centennial City Council, has emerged as … more
In the wake of a new state law requiring school districts in Colorado to allow for medical marijuana use by approved students, Littleton Public Schools is developing a policy guiding use. Affected students make up a very small subset of students … more
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