This week, Colorado school children are taking the first-ever statewide online tests for grades 3-11. It's called PARCC. And it's at the center of a fight.
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The fifth graders beat out more than 3,300 children from all over the country to make the cut.
The State Board of Education has delayed action on whether to grant testing waivers to the 19 Colorado school districts that want them.
"Your friends are gonna tell you, 'Your beer is great.' It's another thing for people in the market to actually buy it and drink it," says gym teacher P.T. Lovern, founder of Line 51 Brewing.
For the first time, Colorado parents can find out what percentage of children have opted out of vaccines. But many schools don't have data on every student.
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The bill would set up a formal collaborative between higher education and county and child welfare officials.
After learning that a tiny fraction of foster youth get a college degree, a Colorado state senator wrote a bill that aims to change that.
Virtually all of them, 174 out of 178, signed a statement asking legislators for tens of millions of dollars.
He was 2 years old when he was brought to the United States from the family estate in Mexico. His family has faced hardships ever since.
Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?
A high school senior in Denver takes the first steps out of poverty by finding where he fits in the world and understanding what he has to offer.
The task force met for six months, wading into the complex morass of testing requirements and conflicting expectations for what those tests are supposed to accomplish.
A bill establishing the park was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on Jan. 26, 1915.
The state's dropout rate fell .1 percent last school year, the eight-straight year of improvement.