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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

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

Arapaho tribe visits, blesses namesake school

Members of the Arapaho tribe paid a visit to the local high school that bears their name on March 23, performing traditional dances and offering blessings to renew their relationship to the school in … 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

Lockdown precedes walkout day

Students at Heritage High School got a scare on March 13, the day before widespread walkouts to protest school violence and memorialize shooting victims, when the school was briefly locked down after … more

LPS student walkouts draw crowds, survivors

It went like clockwork. A 17-minute school walkout to memorialize the victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that killed 17 people last month took place right on schedule. Hundreds of … more

LPS students plan to be part of more walkouts

Many Littleton Public Schools students plan to participate in a fresh round of school walkouts next week to advocate for gun law reform and school safety, part of a national groundswell of student … more

Metro area schools look to later start times

Research says that a later school start time positively impacts alertness, mental health, wellness and behavior in high school and middle school students, which means students are better prepared to … more

Heritage students pitch ice rink design

If all goes according to plan, Heritage High School seniors Alexa Balkema and Sarah Ervin can come to their high school reunions and take a spin on the synthetic ice skating rink they designed. … more

Students in Littleton Public Schools get new start times

Students at Littleton Public Schools should be able to rest a little easier this fall, after the district approved a plan to juggle what time of day different grade levels start in the morning, a … more

Forming healthy financial habits at Young Americans Center

Every great financial empire had to start with just a few dollars going into a bank account somewhere. Which means 14-year-old Katelyn Osborne, who lives in Denver, is ahead of the curve when it … more

Students unplug, discover value of real face time

An initiative to ditch social media for a month that started with Littleton Public Schools students has gone viral, with thousands of youngsters around the country and the globe joining in the effort to get reacquainted with the world beyond their … more
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