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Jefferson County students are well on their way to becoming the next generation of famed authors. On May 10, the Education Nonprofit Corporation (ENC) had its awards ceremony for the fourth annual Jeffco Writing Challenge and the first I Love to … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Westminster Public Schools and the Colorado Department of Education remain at odds over the district’s accreditation rating even after the Colorado Board of Education denied an appeal at its April 24 hearing Westminster school officials said … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the … more
Staff from the Keystone Policy Center came away from the first meeting on the best way to increase blended learning opportunities — using a digital component for some or all of the instruction — with good and bad news. The good news — there … more
For Thornton High School, Brad Peer, real life experience is the best teacher. Peer, the marketing teacher at Thornton High School, is the Colorado Marketing Education Association’s Teacher of the Year for 2017. Friends and colleagues said … more
Dr. Donald Sweeting is well aware he has big shoes to fill as the new president of Colorado Christian University. Following the retirement and death of the university’s former president, Bill Armstrong, in 2016, CCU worked for months to find … more
Learning music doesn’t just give children the ability to create something beautiful — it also helps them with attention, attendance and comprehension of difficult subjects. And this is why Steve Blatt, Colorado Public Radio’s former … more
Foster Elementary in Arvada is one of six dual language elementary school in the Jefferson County School District, teaching students both English- and Spanish-language skills. But even if the students from that program continue their language … more
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