Denver public school students go back class next week, but not all their teachers will be there.
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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.
In our series “Following Trevista” CPR's Education Reporter Jenny Brundin has spent the past year tracking Denver's troubled Trevista K-8 school as it goes through the federally-funded "turnaround" process.