The program makes Colorado a national leader at transforming the way students move from high school into careers, officials say.
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STEM, a curriculum focused on science, technology, engineering and math, is available to less than half the students in the state's biggest school districts, according to the online news service Chalkbeat Colorado.
Superintendent Tom Boasberg spent last semester on sabbatical with his family. He returned to higher test scores but ongoing challenges.
Reshae Gary hopes to graduate Colorado Mesa University with a degree in vocal performance, accompanied by about $60,000 of debt.
This is the second year of results from new state tests that reflect more rigorous academic standards.
Young people are carrying record levels of student debt, making it hard for them to qualify for a loan.
The school district says it will continue to follow its policies despite a U.S. judge blocking the White House directive on transgender bathroom use.
Three state schools are the first in Colorado to offer students with intellectual disabilities the chance to attend college.
The state's largest school district wants to build new schools, fix up old ones, and support a variety of student services.
CPR's education reporter gets a lesson in the challenges students with dyslexia face every day.
Roy Romer passed his love for education on to his son and his granddaughter Rachel Romer Carlson, who is trying to change education through private business.
The scores are from the Colorado Measures of Academic Success and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.
Camp starts with jokes around a campfire, but more than half the day is spent on reading and writing to boost accuracy, fluency and comprehension.
In most Colorado school districts, parental permission isn’t necessary when school officials meet privately with students.