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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

15 hours ago

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Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

04/15/2014

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Parents Debate Plan To Put Armed Guards In Elementary Schools

Thompson School District parents are debating a controversial plan to put armed guards in elementary schools.

04/14/2014

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School Budget Proposal Clears Hurdle In Colorado

A $500 million package to start refilling Colorado school budgets decimated during the last recession cleared a major hurdle Wednesday in the state Legislature.

04/09/2014

Jaime Leon Rivas has won a stay of deportation that will allow him to graduate from high school with his senior class next month. (Getty Images)

High School Student Who Was Scheduled For Deportation Will Graduate With Senior Class

Jaime Leon Rivas has won a stay of deportation that will allow him to graduate from high school.

04/04/2014

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Study: Later School Starts Improve Student Grades

A new study found that when high schools switch to a later start time, there is an improvement in student grades, attendance and overall student health.

03/13/2014

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Colorado Governor Attends Meeting Of National Governors Association

Jobs and education are the hot topics at the National Governors Association meeting in Washington this weekend.

02/23/2014

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Student Team Of Ethical Hackers Embraces Geeky Stereotype

At Rangeview High School in Aurora a cyber security student team is getting the kind of training that might help them stop a big corporate hacker someday.

02/13/2014

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Former Boulder County School Principal Speaks Out Against Hand Stamping

An elementary school principal says she was fired for protecting children from humiliation.

01/07/2014

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Lakewood Teacher Wins National Award

A teacher at Bear Creek High School joined an elite group on Tuesday by winning a national award.

11/13/2013

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