Education

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Jefferson County History Teacher Says She’s Outraged

A high school teacher in Jefferson County’s school system is speaking out about the controversy over how history is taught.

09/25/2014

Student walkout at Golden High School on Tuesday (credit: Riley McConnell)

Student Education Protest Grows In Jefferson County

In the largest of a series of ongoing student protests, about 700 young people gathered in suburban Denver to rally in opposition to a new set of high school history standards proposed by a conservative-led school board.

09/24/2014

Students protest at Arvada West High School Tuesday morning (credit: Rahel Solomon)

Jeffco Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest History Proposal

More students in Colorado’s second-largest school district are protesting a proposal to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of an American history course.

09/23/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School against the curriculum review. (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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