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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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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 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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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Denver Public Schools Gets More Money For STEM Programs

Denver Public Schools has almost 10 million more dollars for its STEM program in eight high schools.

04/08/2014

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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High School Girl Basketball Player Makes Improbable Full-Court Bounce Shot

Anna Olsen attempted and made a miraculous shot.

02/14/2013

Goose Gossage in Colorado Springs on Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

Gossage Fights To Keep His Colorado Springs High School From Closing

A baseball Hall of Famer is fighting to keep the doors open at the high school he attended in Colorado Springs.

01/30/2013

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

4-Year High School Grad Rate Inches Up For DPS

Denver Public Schools says it is making progress in getting more high school students to graduate in four years.

01/25/2013

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