A trainer at the University of Colorado who works with dozens of schools says culture change is happening, but slowly.
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They say the way the state funds its public schools is outdated and needs a major overhaul, and more than 90 percent of them support a new way forward.
Denver School of Science and Technology finds that their teacher's "primary concern is the rising cost of housing in the city."
What if school was a place where students could discover, go outside frequently and, most importantly, help make the teaching decisions?
Alexa Hagans and Ernie the steer have been inseparable since May last year.
Much like a 100 years ago, schooling still relies on grades, tests, homework, lectures, competition, punishments and rewards.
Adams State University is home to one of the nation’s top ranked prison correspondence programs.
Through text messages, donors buy heaters, jackets, bedding and more for individual people who need them.
A pilot program puts poorer kids first in line to opt into more affluent schools. The experiment has had mixed results, says Chalkbeat reporter Melanie Asmar.
The program was enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers.
Possibilities include Fort Lewis University -- or dropping "Fort Lewis" altogether.
Set to launch in 2022, the program targets rural students and those with blue collar jobs for whom access to CU might otherwise be limited.
The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality also shows that Denver, Jefferson County and Douglas County are not affordable.
Thousands of graduate students in Colorado face tax increases and losing key tax deductions under a Republican overhaul plan making its way through Congress.
The University of Colorado Boulder has the most international students, followed by Colorado State University at Fort Collins and the University of Denver.