The Senate has passed the most sweeping education reform since No Child Left Behind in 2001, and one of Colorado’s senators is leading the charge.
The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools.
Colorado lawmakers concluded the 2015 legislative session Wednesday by passing a major education overhaul that reduces student testing statewide, one of several substantial bills they finished hours before they adjourned.
Legislation to make Colorado public schools legally liable for student safety awaits the governor’s signature.
On the eve of the first round of Common Core testing, the Colorado State Board of Education declared its support for parents’ right to choose to keep their children from being assessed.
Like many sojourners to this country, Alejandro Fuentes Mena lives with uncertainty as U.S. immigration policy is debated in the courts, Congress and the White House. But as he awaits a final ruling on his own future, he’s helping other young people build their dreams.
Most of Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year is already set in stone, but lawmakers will get a chance to make minor tweaks before they approve it and send it to the governor later this month.
Anonymous surveys asking Colorado’s middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug habits are on hold while the state Board of Education awaits reaction from parents.
It started out in 1962 with an enrollment of six children and two teachers, but Denver’s HOPE Center is now one of the city’s largest community based organizations.
Colorado State University is helping pay the salary of a radiation expert to study the environmental effects of the 2011 meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.