A new film is causing a stir in Douglas County. It’s called “The Reformers” and it slams the school district for ushering in changes that it claims are unpopular with many parents.
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Colorado school kids are settling in to the new school year today, after the Labor Day holiday, and this year, they’re not the only ones who’re a little nervous.
Four teenagers – black, Latino and white - huddle around a laptop watching a black-and-white video of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. telling the crowd about "the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.”
Denver public school students go back class next week, but not all their teachers will be there.
Just under 70 percent of Colorado’s students are reading at or above grade level, up a hair from last year while about half are writing proficiently, up one percent.
A new study of 3,000 Denver third graders shows that preschool is paying off. It’s the first long term study of children who attended the Denver Preschool Program. That program is funded by a sales tax that voters approved in 2006 to pay for preschool for all of the city’s 4-year olds.
The August 2013 installment investigates new research on teenagers’ brains and asks: is your share of your kids' college tuition bill shrinking?
Summer program sponsored by the Colorado Center for the Blind helps students broaden their educational opportunites.
Host Elaine Grant talks with Qualistar Colorado’s Stacy Buchanan about the state of the child care industry here and whether Colorado is ready to meet President Obama’s “Preschool For All” initiative.
The July 2013 installment analyzes education trends in several dozen countries says the United States is falling behind in several areas – so much so that a second report is saying American competitiveness is at risk.