Colorado is hard up for teachers. Graduates from the state’s teacher prep programs are down by 24 percent.
By 2020, Colorado says it will need more than 70 percent of the workforce to have some form of post-secondary credential.
Colorado needs teachers. Thousands of them. The crisis is most acute in rural Colorado, where turnover is high.
Colorado’s academic standards have no expectations for handwriting or cursive, it’s up to each district. By first or second grade, many teachers switch to keyboarding.
Based on 2014-15 school year data, 96 percent of teachers evaluated received a rating of effective or higher. Almost no school districts had any “ineffective” teachers.
Can you spell rhabdoid? That's the word that catapulted Faith Baca into the upcoming National Spelling Bee.
The project did more than teach students about one of Denver’s older neighborhoods, they also began noticing gentrification happening around their own homes.
Teachers and students alike use the word “family” to explain what it feels like being in such a small graduating class.
Seventeen-year-old Brianna Martinez looked outside her home district in order to take advantage of more challenging classes and extra activities.