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Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

The Denver Post (Education) 7/23 6:41A Jacques Billeaud
PHOENIX Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. Arizona, which allows residents to carry weapons...

Betsy DeVos delivers local control message at conservative summit in Denver

The Denver Post (Education) 7/20 1:22P Monte Whaley
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, booed at a college commencement and reviled by teacher groups across the nation, found a cozier audience Thursday in Denver at a gathering of conservative thinkers and policy advocates. DeVos garnered two...

Education reformers give big to Democrats in Colorado governor’s race

The Denver Post (Education) 7/19 7:34A Nicholas Garcia
Education-oriented donors continued to play an outsized role in fundraising for the Colorado governor s race where all leading Democratic candidates have strong connections to the state s schools. Former state Sen. Michael Johnston, a Denver...

Colorado educators plan protest against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

The Denver Post (Education) 7/17 11:58A Monte Whaley
Members of the Colorado Education Association along with public education and labor supporters plan a Wednesday protest of the Denver appearance of controversial U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week. DeVos is scheduled to speak at the...

New boy muppet in Afghanistan promotes gender equality

The Denver Post (Education) 7/15 6:56P The Associated Press
By Rahim Faiez , The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan Last year, Afghanistan s version of Sesame Street introduced a little girl character aimed at inspiring girls in the deeply conservative Muslim nation. Now a new muppet is joining the cast:...

New website shows how Colorado schools, school districts spend their money

The Denver Post (Education) 7/13 1:08P Monte Whaley
With a couple of clicks, anyone curious can now see a bare-bones accounting of how much Colorado K-12 schools and school districts spend on students and teachers and what s been collected in grants and donations. Other finances are also tracked on...

Education official apologizes anew, this time to victims

The Denver Post (Education) 7/13 11:22A Laurie Kellman, Carole Feldman
WASHINGTON The Education Department s top civil rights official s flippant remarks are raising questions about the government s commitment to fighting campus sexual violence, even as she issued her second apology in as many days for attributing...

CU-Boulder re-establishes ties to fraternities

The Denver Post (Education) 7/13 2:11A Elizabeth Hernandez
After two years of fishing for takers in its bid to reestablish ties with fraternities, the University of Colorado announced Wednesday that it has reeled in two outside chapters, making the launch of its own Interfraternity Council official...
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