Jefferson County's Bear Creek High is the only high school in the state that offers experiential education in the form of “Senior Field Studies.”
Jefferson County Public Schools
What’s it like when teenagers grapple with some of the biggest issues on the planet in school?
A record-setting number of school measures are on the ballot asking local voters for a total of more than $4.4 billion dollars.
A new short film frames last year's Jefferson County School Board recall election as a harbinger of politics nationwide today. Leftover food from Colorado Rockies' home games isn't going into a landfill this year, as it did in the past. It will go to places it's needed, like a day shelter for homeless kids. Also, supersonic air travel may make a comeback if one Colorado Company has its way. And a special guest co-host helps interview the Denver author of a detective novel for young adults.
"We pushed back against an agenda that wasn’t good for our schools,” said Ron Mitchell, a retired JeffCo teacher and principal.
Both sides are employing tactics to cover up some of their spending in the recall, with pro-recall forces publicly reporting the most spending so far.
We chose five questions and compiled the positions of each candidate.
The race in Colorado's second-largest district is saturating social media, lighting up talk radio, and sending hundreds of volunteers on door-knocking campaigns.