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Students protest outside Standley Lake High School (credit: CBS)

JeffCo Schools Battle Heats Up Over Curriculum, Teacher Pay

A group of students lined both sides of the street outside Standley Lake High School on Friday in protest against what they say is going on with Jeffco Public Schools.

09/19/2014

Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Experts: Science Class Can Dazzle With Less Danger

A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month.

09/19/2014

Empty buses at Conifer High School on Friday morning (credit: CBS)

2 Jeffco High Schools Closed After Teachers Call In Sick

There’s no school for Standley Lake High School or Conifer High School on Friday.

09/19/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

Vice President Joe Biden (Photo Credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training Programs

More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

09/08/2014

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