In Colorado Matters' monthly education roundup, learn about one writer's case against high school sports, a low score by American adults on a recent international test and a new call for parents to limit online time for kids.
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To help inspire students to write personal narratives that were more authentic and emotional, two Jefferson County teachers, inspired by StoryCorps, had students record their personal narratives on laptops beforehand.
A Colorado lab is capturing vivid images of Saturn with the Earth in the distant background. They're an update to the famous “Pale Blue Dot” photograph romanticized by Carl Sagan.
A new exhibit at History Colorado Center in Denver showcases the art and traditions of the Mesa Verde inhabitants once thought lost forever.
The report also found Denver students are better prepared for college than they were four years ago, but nearly all the gains came from more affluent students.
In the wake of Amendment 66's defeat, superintendents from Colorado’s largest school districts today said implementing a slew of reforms without more funds will be challenging.
A few determined people are doing their best to keep letters arriving in U.S. mailboxes. One Michigan woman writes up to 60 letters a week — some of them to the students she's met in 50 years of teaching. Some young people are getting into the act, too — including a group at Central Michigan University.
Colorado students should be knee-deep in lessons inspired by the new Common Core standards, tapping into students’ critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving and collaboration skills.
A new national report reveals that there are several risk factors facing Colorado’s children that lead to academic failure and poor health.
The U.S. Forest Service in the Rocky Mountain Region reopened caves this fall with a few restrictions. They had been closed three years to try to stop the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a deadly bat disease. Cavers cheered the move, but the Center for Biological Diversity objects.