The ballot measure is unique in the nation. If it succeeds, $.08 of every $100 spent will help local students pay for college.
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- Kids in America's schools are eating more local food, although it makes up only a small part of the average meal. Advocates say local food doesn't have to cost more, but buying it does take more time.Read More
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.
Aurora Public Schools is Colorado’s fifth largest district, where for every 10 children that begin kindergarten, barely one may graduate from college.
- In 30 out of 50 cities studied in a wide-ranging new report, the rate is less than 15 percent.Read More
- John King Jr. is Arne Duncan's deputy and was New York's education commissioner before heading to Washington. Like the man he's replacing, he's no stranger to controversy.Read More
The Bethune schools superintendent says she used to get U.S. applications. "Now we just don't get applicants, period," she said.
So far this year, enrollments in Colorado teacher prep schools are down 23 percent from five years ago.
Activists want to recall three conservative school board members in Jefferson County. The recall election could have implications beyond Colorado.
The legal tussle centered on Amendment 23, a requirement to increase per-pupil spending each year.
- The Obama administration unveiled its long-awaited College Scorecard on Saturday. It aims to help prospective students decide what school best fits their needs.Read More
Teachers, students and staff say a year-long effort has placed the school on a strong path forward.