Colorado Department Of Education

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Debate On Colorado Youth Surveys Pits Pot Against Privacy

Colorado is mulling a change to how it surveys kids about drug use – a debate that pits privacy advocates against marijuana skeptics and health authorities who say the state needs more data on how many kids use pot now that it’s legal for adults.

05/13/2015

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Colorado Youth Surveys On Drugs, Sex Under Scrutiny

Colorado has been asking middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug use for nearly a quarter of a century in anonymous public health surveys.

02/28/2015

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More Colorado Students Staying In School, Graduating On Time

More students are staying in school in Colorado and graduating on time, according to the Colorado Department of Education.

01/22/2015

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Bills Aim To Tackle Problem Of Crime In Colorado Schools

Law enforcement in Colorado are supposed to report crimes that happen at school. But in many cases that’s not happening, and now lawmakers are trying to change that with new bills.

01/13/2015

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Students Hold ‘State Of The Student’ Address For Education Reform

Students on Monday took to the state Capitol to share their frustrations with Colorado’s education system.

03/03/2014

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Colorado Dropout Rate Lowest Since 2003

The Colorado Department of Education says the dropout rate for public school students is the lowest since 2003.

01/23/2014

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Colorado Turns Away Thousands From Preschool

Thousands of Colorado children who qualify for free preschool won’t be going when classes start this month because of state budget shortfalls.

08/04/2013

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Eagle County School District Hires New Superintendent

As the state Legislature was nearing approval of significant changes to Iowa’s public school system, the Iowa Department of Education director accepted a job as superintendent of a Colorado school district.

05/22/2013

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TCAM Exam Results Don’t Please State Department Of Education

The Colorado Department of Education says it’s not happy with the latest test results. It released third grade reading scores Tuesday from the TCAM exam.

05/07/2013

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

4-Year High School Grad Rate Inches Up For DPS

Denver Public Schools says it is making progress in getting more high school students to graduate in four years.

01/25/2013

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