Niwot football coach gets deferred sentence in plea deal

The Denver Post (Education) 3/29 7:56A Mitchell Byars
Jeremy Papasso, Staff Photographer Dylan Hollingsworth, left, and defense attorney Jon Banashek appear in front of the judge during a court hearing in December at the Boulder County Jail. Dylan Thomas...

Trump signs legislation rolling back Obama-era regulations

The Denver Post (Education) 3/27 12:53P The Associated Press
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed a handful of measures Monday rolling back Obama-era regulations under the Congressional Review Act. It s part of a larger GOP effort to eliminate an array of regulations issued during President Barack Obama...

Colorado poised to slash funding for controversial student health survey

The Denver Post (Education) 3/27 11:15A Ann Schimke
Two years after a controversial student health survey sparked protracted debate at the State Board of Education, questions about the survey s value have moved to the state legislature and could mean a loss of $745,000 in state funding for the...

Bill hopes to study, reverse Colorado’s growing teacher shortage

The Denver Post (Education) 3/27 10:07A Monte Whaley
A bipartisan bill aimed at studying and fixing the causes of Colorado s growing teacher shortage passed the state House on Monday and now heads to the Senate for approval. House Bill 1003 requires the Department of Higher Education to work with...

Colorado lawmakers introduce a $26.8 billion state spending bill

The Denver Post (Education) 3/27 7:48A John Frank
Colorado lawmakers introduced a $26.8 billion state spending bill Monday that offers a modest increase in state employee salaries and education at the expense of cuts to hospitals. The state Senate will take the first votes Wednesday on the...

Traffic pollution poses invisible health risk for dozens of Denver schools

The Denver Post (Education) 3/24 8:38A Ann Schimke
Interstate 25, where more than 200,000 vehicles rush by each day, sits just a few hundred feet from the front doors of Highline Academy Charter School s southeast Denver campus. At Swansea Elementary School in north Denver, kids frolic near the...

CSU-Pueblo hosts four finalists for president’s chair

The Denver Post (Education) 3/22 12:57P Monte Whaley
Four finalists are vying for the president s job at Colorado State University-Pueblo and will be visiting the campus next week. A search to replace retiring CSU-Pueblo president, Lesley Di Mare , began last September. Di Mare announced she would...

Limited transportation undermines school choice — even in Denver

The Denver Post (Education) 3/22 12:36P Yesenia Robles / Chalkbeat Color
Six years after Denver Public Schools created an innovative bus shuttle system to help get students to school, the effort has expanded and evolved but the larger problem it tried to fix remains. The system, called the Success Express, was...
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