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  1. Principal says goodbye to Columbine after 35 years

    Frank DeAngelis, who led Colorado's Columbine High School through the deadly school shootings in 1999, is retiring in June.
    News · Story
  2. Attorney general: No testing waiver for Colorado school districts

    Colorado school districts hoping to skip new state English and math tests are out of luck.
    News · Blog Post
  3. Pueblo teachers 'mourning' over new standardized tests

    The teachers union there is calling for "a day of mourning for the loss of teaching and learning."
    News · Blog Post
  4. Testing waivers still alive, state board wants to make it easier for parents to opt out

    The State Board of Education has delayed action on whether to grant testing waivers to the 19 Colorado school districts that want them.
    News · Story
  5. Hoops By Day, Hops By Night: This Phys Ed Teacher's Got A Secret Brew

    "Your friends are gonna tell you, 'Your beer is great.' It's another thing for people in the market to actually buy it and drink it," says gym teacher P.T. Lovern, founder of Line 51 Brewing.
    News · NPR Story
  6. Q&A: Blocks, play, screen time and the infant mind

    Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."
    News · NPR Story
  7. Colorado senator's bill aims to get youth from foster care, into college

    After learning that a tiny fraction of foster youth get a college degree, a Colorado state senator wrote a bill that aims to change that.
    News · Story
  8. Colorado superintendents plead for more money for rural and high poverty schools

    Virtually all of them, 174 out of 178, signed a statement asking legislators for tens of millions of dollars.
    News · Story
  9. For Denver teen Chaunsae Dyson, grit is 'biggest tool' for overcoming poverty

    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.
    News · Story
  10. Test kids less so they can learn more, Colorado task force says

    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.
    News · Story

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