Education

3:01pm

Wed January 25, 2012
Education

USDA Nutrition Guidelines to Change School Lunch in Colorado

Under new U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, Colorado school lunches will have less sodium, more whole grains and more fruits and vegetables.

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3:00pm

Tue January 24, 2012
Education

Lt. Gov. Garcia Discusses Literacy, Early Education Challenges in Greeley

Grace Hood

Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia spent the day in Greeley gathering feedback for an upcoming plan to improve early childhood literacy. Among the topics of discussion at a University of Northern Colorado event were possible partnerships between local K-12 schools and higher education.

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2:03pm

Mon January 23, 2012
Education

Online K-12 School Leaders Discuss Policy ‘Roadmap’

Glenn Moses, the Director of Blended Learning for Denver Public Schools and Judy Bauernschmidt, Director of Student Online Learning at Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy, discuss upcoming policy issues for Colorado’s Online K-12 schools.
Grace Hood

Today dozens of online K-12 school leaders gathered at an event sponsored by libertarian think-tank the Independence Institute. The goal was to build a policy ‘roadmap’ for the upcoming legislative session. Among the topics of discussion were school funding, access, accountability and student assessments.

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8:34am

Wed January 11, 2012
Education

EdNews: Online Bill Still Being Crafted

Brandon Shaffer currently serves as the President of the Colorado Senate. He represents Senate District 17, which includes Longmont, Erie, Lafayette and Louisville.
Colorado State Senate

A bill proposing changes in funding and regulation of online schools could be ready for introduction in a couple of weeks, but the details are still being hammered out, Senate President Brandon Shaffer says.

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9:40am

Mon January 9, 2012
Education

EdNews: Education Issues Stack Up For 2012

EdNews Colorado

The 2012 legislative session has some big clouds of uncertainty hanging over it, but those haven’t prevented lawmakers from drawing up a long list of education bills to pitch to their colleagues.

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