Education

9:00am

Mon June 6, 2011
Education

Funds Available for Teachers Seeking National Certification

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

The Colorado Department of Education has announced that two hundred scholarships are now available for teachers seeking national board certification.  That’s a rigorous 1-year process for experienced teachers.

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3:45pm

Tue January 25, 2011
Education

Poudre School District to Weigh Beattie Elementary Closure

Beattie Elementary School
Poudre School District

The Poudre School District Board will vote on a recommendation to close an elementary school tonight.

Beattie Elementary in Fort Collins has 282 students right now. If the proposed plan moves forward, the majority of kids would be absorbed into two other schools. The plan would save the cash-strapped district $363,000 per year.

“I have not thought a lot about those dollars that are going to be saved, even though they would be saved every year and would add up,” said PSD Board President Nancy Tellez. “For me the issue here is about what kind of education kids are getting.”

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12:00am

Wed April 21, 2010
Education

State Lagging with Oversight of Online K-12 Schools

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2010-04-21 on an older version of KUNC.org.

Online K-12 schools continue to be a popular choice for many students and parents in Colorado. But when it comes to holding one of education's fastest growing industries accountable, the state is lagging. KUNC's Grace Hood investigates.

12:00am

Tue April 20, 2010
Education

New Law Delays Evaluation of Online K-12 Schools

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2010-04-20 on an older version of KUNC.org.

The Colorado Department of Education says the 2009 Education Accountability Act will delay the its identification of the lowest performing K-12 cyber schools by four to five months. 

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12:00am

Tue August 4, 2009
Education

Online K-12 Schools: KUNC Investigates

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2009-08-04 on an older version of KUNC.org.

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