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Commerce City Considers Daytime Curfew For Teens

There could soon be a daytime curfew for teens in Commerce City.

01/14/2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Will Longer School Year Help Or Hurt US Students?

Did your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year.

01/14/2013

University of Colorado Denver campus (credit: CBS)

Panel Adopts Statewide Plan For Higher Education

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education has formally adopted a statewide master plan for higher education, with goals of boosting how many Coloradans earn college degrees.

12/07/2012

Rob Beam, principal of Johnson Elementary School (credit: CBS)

Denver Principal Has School On Class Time Expansion Track

The amount of time students spend in school doesn’t guarantee a difference in student achievement, but one Denver school is already finding that more hours has positive results.

12/04/2012

A Colorado classroom (credit: CBS)

5,000 Public School Students In Colorado To Spend More Hours At School

Colorado is one of five states where a group of students will soon start spending more time in class, as a program looks at what adding 300 hours to the school year would mean in terms of learning.

12/03/2012

A classroom in Colorado (File photo credit: CBS)

Education Officials Say Officials: More Time In Classroom Will Give Students Access To More Well-Rounded Curriculum

School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer. Five states, including Colorado, are set to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.

12/02/2012

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Colorado To Get School Grant From Gates Foundation

Colorado is getting some help from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

11/19/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

State Budget Plan Focuses Investments Instead Of Cuts

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s budget proposal released Thursday includes more funding for education, more Medicaid spending, and pay increases for state employees for the first time in five years.

11/01/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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