In terms of education spending, teachers say that the state has a long way to go to make up for ground lost during the recession.
Jefferson County Public Schools
Safe2Tell saw a 50 percent increase in reports post-Parkland and other states are looking into a similar program.
A dozen high schoolers gave speeches, shared personal stories or performed. The student organizers also arranged for Democratic state Sen. Andy Kerr to say a few words.
The coordinated protest was meant to mark one month since the deadly shooting in Florida.
Much like a 100 years ago, schooling still relies on grades, tests, homework, lectures, competition, punishments and rewards.
The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality also shows that Denver, Jefferson County and Douglas County are not affordable.
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.”
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.