Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media throughout Colorado.

You can learn more about I-News at www.inewsnetwork.org.

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4:17pm

Wed August 8, 2012
Education

Testing Analysis: Some Students Falling Behind

More than 100,000 public school students are not on pace to achieve proficiency in math and writing over the next three years, or by the time they reach 10th grade, an I-News Network analysis of state testing data shows.

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4:06pm

Wed August 8, 2012
Education

TCAP Test Scores: Biggest Gains Came From Struggling Schools

Colorado Department of Education

Most of Colorado’s lowest performing school districts posted some of the biggest gains in state standardized tests this year, while scores at many top performing districts stagnated, according to an analysis of scores by the I-News Network.

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12:00am

Wed June 27, 2012
Wildfires

Red Zone: Policies Put More Coloradans at Risk

Tom Scanlan, right, surveys the damage to his home and property in the Kuehster Road neighborhood near Aspen Park, Colo., with Bruce Ellis on June 7, 2012.
Michael Kodas I-News
  • Morning Edition Host Emily Boyer interviews I-News' Michael Kodas & Burt Hubbard

The number of wildfires in Colorado has exploded during the past decade. So has the number of people living in high-risk fire zones.

And public policies for dealing with both actually risk making the state’s fire danger even worse, an I-News Network investigation found.

In the past two decades, a quarter million people have moved into Colorado’s red zones – the parts of the state at risk for the most dangerous wildfires. Today, one of every four Colorado homes is in a red zone.

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12:00am

Thu March 22, 2012

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Wed February 22, 2012

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