CDE Missing Background Checks For Hundreds Of TeachersThe Colorado Department of Education has contacted roughly 1,900 veteran teachers and asked them to resubmit their fingerprints. A 2015 federal audit found thousands of teacher files were missing the mandated fingerprints and background checks.
Katy Anthes Appointed As Colorado's Education CommissionerColorado's interim education commissioner, Katy Anthes, has been appointed to serve in the role on a permanent basis.
Colorado Lawmakers: Arizona Anti-Pot Ads Are InaccurateThree Colorado state legislators on Monday called on opponents of the Arizona measure to legalize recreational pot to stop airing what they say are misleading and inaccurate ads.
State Settles With Families Of Children Assaulted At Colorado School For The Deaf And BlindThe State of Colorado has agreed to pay $1.4 million compensation for two students who reported they were sexually assaulted by another student at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.
Colorado Schools Will Continue With Free ACT College Entrance Exams Following BacklashFollowing backlash from parents and students, the Colorado Department of Education board announced Monday it will to continue to administer the ACT college entrance exam to high school juniors for free this year.
Colorado Approves Letting State Keep Pot TaxesColorado voters have agreed to allow the state to keep $66 million worth of marijuana taxes despite an accounting error that could have forced the government to refund the money to taxpayers and pot growers.
Colorado Asks Voters To Reshuffle Spending Of New Pot TaxesThe only statewide ballot question in Colorado next week seems like a no-brainer: Should the state keep $66 million in marijuana taxes it has already collected to spend on schools and drug-abuse prevention?
Children Reading To Dogs A 'Proven Way To Build Literacy Skills'Therapy dogs and young students came together for a day of reading Wednesday morning.
Sex Abuse Charges Against Ex-School Official From Denver Prompt ReviewA longtime school administrator from Denver brought the professional credentials to become deputy superintendent in New Mexico's largest school district this summer. But there was more to his background.
Authorities Seek School Administrator Charged With Sex AbuseA Denver judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for a former New Mexico school administrator who faces child sex abuse charges in Colorado and violated terms of his bail when he left the state.
Debate On Colorado Youth Surveys Pits Pot Against PrivacyColorado 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.
Colorado Youth Surveys On Drugs, Sex Under ScrutinyColorado 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.