A growing number of Colorado students are saying ‘auf Wiedersehen’ to American universities.
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The Colorado School Grades rankings are designed to be an alternative to systems with "watered-down" information, but some have problems with the rankings.
]Students from at least a dozen Denver high schools marched to the state Capitol Friday, hoping to harness the energy of individual school walkouts in a productive way.
Opponents brought a lawsuit because they say that Douglas Count's program would allow taxpayer dollars to flow directly to religious schools, which they argue is unconstitutional.
The mayor will lead a series of conversations about race issues that will begin Dec. 19.
As protests were staged nationwide in response to events in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, History Colorado hosted workshops to help adults talk with kids about race.
The students were protesting grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri not to prosecute police officers who killed unarmed black men.
In Hayley Vatch’s sociology class at South High School in Denver, the discussion about race goes far beyond news stories.
Students are protesting a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri.
"We’re here to support young black men who have been killed by officers," said senior Hali Morgan. "We’re tired of not having anything done about it."
Research shows parents are more likely to pretend they are "colorblind," which can hurt them and their kids.
April Edwards says her parents didn't talk about race at home. Now she's taking it on at home and at school.
A provocative new documentary on race prompted a rich and provocative discussion among students in an English class at Colorado Academy.
Teachers are using the exhibition to show their students - through history and science - how race is not what we think it is.
When it comes to raising assault awareness among possible victims, figuring out what to say has been complicated for schools. Some that have tried have been criticized for putting the onus on victims.