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Noelle Roni (credit: CBS)

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

Jose Martinez on Tuesday (credit: Milken Family Foundation)

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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Voters In Grand County To Decide Whether Students Get iPads

A school district in Colorado’s high country is asking voters to pay more in Tuesday’s election so every student can have an iPad.

11/05/2013

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Colorado Mulls Major Schools Funding Change

Colorado voters were deciding on a major change to how public schools are funded Tuesday. A ballot measure asked voters to hike income taxes by about $1 billion a year in exchange for a raft of education upgrades.

11/05/2013

Students at Gust Elementary School are greeted by cheerleaders on Monday morning. (credit: CBS)

DPS Students Head Back To Class

Denver Public Schools welcomed back students Monday, bringing the summer break to end.

08/26/2013

Jefferson County parents discuss the classroom dashboard (credit: CBS)

Classroom Dashboard Draws Questions From JeffCo Parents

The Colorado Board of Education is holding a study session on a pilot program that will bring detailed student information together into one database.

08/21/2013

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Colorado Begins Controversial Teacher Grading System

The video shows a 4th grade music teacher leading her pupils through four-beat patterns with a rest. Two dozen judges are watching, grading how well she’s engaging students and leading the lesson.

08/01/2013

File photo of a calculator and a bank statement. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tax Argument May Come Down to Percentages

Colorado voters will be asked to raise the state income tax to help pay for the School Finance Act this November. When it is broken down to percentages, will that change the game?

06/28/2013

Melissa McKibben speaks outside the Denver Public School administration building on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Fired Teachers Complain, But DPS Defends ‘Do Not Rehire’ Policy

The teachers union representing teachers in Denver public schools is fighting back against the district’s policy for dealing with poorly performing teachers.

06/17/2013

Colorado Supreme Court (credit: CBS)

Lobato Loss Will Be Better For K-12 Funding

Some education advocates may see the Lobato State Supreme Court ruling as a loss. But time may prove that losing in the Supreme Court may have been the best thing for education funding in Colorado.

05/28/2013

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