Education

8:10am

Wed September 14, 2011
Education

Education Grant to Help Train New Teachers in 3 Colorado School Districts

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A Department of Education grant to be administered through Aims Community College in Greeley will help teacher’s assistants already working in the classroom become new teachers.

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12:52pm

Mon August 29, 2011
Education

Enrollment on the Rise at Colorado Universities

More students are heading back to college and graduate school this fall. Initial reports from across Colorado show that student enrollment is up.
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As college students settle in for the fall semester, classrooms across the state are becoming more and more crowded. Colorado State University in Fort Collins and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are reporting record numbers of incoming freshman.

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4:25pm

Wed August 3, 2011
Education

More Colorado Public School Students Reading, But Fewer Excel

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More Colorado public school children are meeting state education standards for reading than they were 15 years ago, but fewer are excelling at the subject, an I-News Network analysis of new school testing scores shows.

State education officials on Wednesday released scores for the standardized Colorado Student Assessment Program tests – known as CSAPs – which showed the portion of fourth graders in state public schools who meet or surpass state reading requirements has risen 10 percentage points since testing began a decade and a half ago.

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2:12pm

Tue August 2, 2011
Education

CSU Fort Collins Reports 34 Layoffs

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Colorado State University in Fort Collins is reporting 34 layoffs at the end of its 2010-2011 fiscal year. That’s much lower than the anticipated 95 faculty and 150 staff layoffs projected during springtime budget planning, according to CSU Spokesperson Brad Bohlander.

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4:00am

Tue August 2, 2011
Education

State Effort Looks to Boost Indian Grad Rates

Courtesy of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs

Colorado’s Commission of Indian Affairs is launching a new campaign today that aims to curb high drop-out rates among the state’s Native American students.  State officials know they face a challenge, as according to the most recent state figures, half of all native students in Colorado won’t finish high school.

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