Education

5:42pm

Mon August 1, 2011
Education

Education Ballot Backers Turn in Signatures

State Senator Rollie Heath (D-Boulder) is the author of an initiative that would raise the state's income and some sales taxes to fund K-12 education.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Supporters of an initiative that would raise taxes to fund K-12 education say they’ve gathered more than the required signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. 

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3:09pm

Mon August 1, 2011
Education

Landmark School Funding Trial Underway in Denver

A lawsuit that could make Colorado spend billions more on education each year began in Denver District Court Monday.  Parents and school districts are suing to force the state to completely restructure how it funds public education. 

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2:26pm

Thu July 7, 2011
Education

Education Leaders Push Reform in Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) opened the Education Commission of the States meeting in Denver Thursday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Education leaders from around the country are in Colorado debating ways to boost student achievement at a time when states are slashing millions of dollars from their education budgets.

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11:31am

Tue July 5, 2011
Education

Education Gathering in Denver Focusing on College Completion

www.ecs.org

Education officials from across the U.S. are in Denver this week.  They are taking on the task of figuring out how to make sure more students graduate from college ready for the workforce.

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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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