A growing number of educators believe that teaching social skills to reduce aggression keeps kids out of trouble and helps with academics.
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According to data analysis by Chalkbeat Colorado, turnover of teachers is at its highest in 15 years. Some schools see that as a good thing.
Robert Basevitz, a former teacher at the school, brought the lawsuit. "We shouldn’t be forced to fund somebody else’s religious practices," he says.
A three-part series from CPR News explores new research out of the University of Denver on how toxic stress, often caused by poverty, can affect the brain.
Using the science of how exposure to trauma affects developing brains, DU researchers are studying how parents can protect their kids from toxic stress.
High doses of adversity in kids changes the way their brain responds to stress, leading a lifetime of unwanted consequences.
Research is mounting that severe stress often associated with poverty affects children's brains and their ability to learn.
The report also finds that independently-run charter schools disproportionately use harsher discipline than district-run schools.
High school students from Littleton say the sheer number of tests they take limits teaching time.
No one is completely happy with the compromise bill, but House lawmakers signaled their approval for it in a voice vote Monday night.
Denver non-profit Project Voyce is having success transforming struggling students. This is Sir Martin's story.
The tool, called EdPays, shows how much graduates of different Colorado colleges, degree programs and fields of study are estimated to earn after one year, five years and 10 years.
The bill would prevent schools and teachers from facing penalties if participation in standardized tests drops below 95 percent of students.