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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School against the curriculum review. (credit: CBS)

College Board Backs Jeffco Student Protesters

The organization that administers high school Advanced Placement courses says it supports suburban Denver students who have been protesting a proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in AP history courses.

09/26/2014

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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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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

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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

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

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