Education News Colorado http://www.kunc.org en Ed News: Hick Urges School Boards To Aim High http://www.kunc.org/post/ed-news-hick-urges-school-boards-aim-high <p>“Colorado should have the best public school system in America. Period,” Gov. John Hickenlooper has told the annual convention of the Colorado Association of School Boards.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:10:56 +0000 Education News Colorado & Todd Engdahl 37231 at http://www.kunc.org Ed News: Hick Urges School Boards To Aim High EdNews: Online Students Lag State Averages http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-online-students-lag-state-averages <p>Two new studies point to a contradiction about full-time online schools – student academic performance is lower than that of students statewide but parents and students are positive about the online experience.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:35:58 +0000 Education News Colorado & Todd Engdahl 36450 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: Online Students Lag State Averages EdNews: Legislative Review 2012 http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-legislative-review-2012 <p>An improving economy and a willingness to listen may have been the key factors behind passage of significant education bills by the 2012 legislature.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 15:54:30 +0000 Education News Colorado & Todd Engdahl 27127 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: Legislative Review 2012 EdNews: TCAP Reading Results Reveal Trends http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-tcap-reading-results-reveal-trends <p>Nearly three-fourths of Colorado third-graders are reading at grade level, a slight increase that matches the highest proficiency mark achieved in the past ten years, according to results released Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 20:37:49 +0000 Education News Colorado & Nancy Mitchell 27077 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: TCAP Reading Results Reveal Trends Marijuana Medically Helps & Scholastically Hinders Teen http://www.kunc.org/post/marijuana-medically-helps-scholastically-hinders-teen <p>An attack seizes Chaz Moore&rsquo;s body, stealing much of his breath. Spasms in his throat, lungs and diaphragm cause the 17-year-old to speak in hiccups, one syllable at a time.</p><p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:51:18 +0000 Solutions, Education News Colorado & Rocky Mountain PBS I-News 22790 at http://www.kunc.org Marijuana Medically Helps & Scholastically Hinders Teen