A new study finds black students are half as likely as white students to be assigned to a gifted program. Unless their teacher looks like them.
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Right now, 50 percent of Colorado jobs require "middle skills," skills that come after high school, but don't require a four-year degree. Yet only 42 percent of Coloradans are trained for them.
How the school district missed warning signs about gunman Karl Pierson.
- A nonprofit in Idaho is training better-prepared teachers who'll be less likely to leave the classroom after a year or two.Read More
- Athletic scholarships, campus visits and other factors work against high-achieving low-income students, a new report says.Read More
Colorado ranks 42nd in the country when it comes to spending per student. Patching up the state budget means that spending could decrease further.
Morey Middle School is one of two schools in Denver piloting a new and costly program. Teachers say it's already hard to imagine going back to their old ways.
After investigators found students shared sexually explicit photos, a former student wrote about the culture of sexting.
- This week, thousands of events around the world are encouraging computer-coding literacy. "Coding is really about creative self-expression and storytelling," says Mitchel Resnick of MIT's Media Lab.Read More
While they're striving in school and support programs,these kids and teens still face problems that can pop up at any time.
Half of Colorado middle schoolers say they've been bullied. Hopelessness is also an issue. Challenge Day tries to reach those kids and help.