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Rockets and ‘Rithmetic: Engineers’ Tutoring Pays Off For Students

What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

Mayor Michael Hancock greets students. (credit: CBS)

Students Head Back To Class In Denver Public Schools

Students went back to class on Monday at Denver Public Schools – meaning most of the major districts in the state are now back in session.

08/25/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Parents Say Southwest Denver Schools Are Being Left Behind

Some angry parents spoke out in a rally on Thursday, saying Denver Public Schools has ignored its southwest region and allowed schools there fail.

06/06/2014

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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.

04/23/2014

Kareli Lizarraga with her students (credit: CBS)

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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