Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?
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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.
Republicans on the committee pointed out that even the 6 percent cap could mean tuition doubles in a couple decades.
One Denver teenager, after a lifetime of homelessness, has found hope in teaching other youth.
During the mid-90s, the state spent $500 less per student than the national average. But by 2011-12, the gap measured between $1,800 and $2,800.
Researchers are finding a significant link between stress, brain development and academic performance in teenagers.