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Teacher Brings Pot To School, Says It Wasn’t Hers

CBS4 News has confirmed a teacher inadvertently brought marijuana to Oberon Middle School in Arvada.

03/17/2015

Students inside Bear Creek Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Thursday afternoon (credit: Jeffco Schools)

Classes Canceled At Lakewood School After Students, Teachers Feel Ill

A Lakewood school was evacuated Thursday after its heating system malfunctioned and several students and teachers reported feeling sick.

03/05/2015

An image from a Jefferson County School Board Meeting (credit: CBS)

Months After Protests, Jeffco Board Scraps AP US History Curriculum Review

The president of the Jeffco School Board says a proposal for a review of its AP US History curriculum have been scrapped.

02/19/2015

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Finger-Pricking Incident At School In Edgewater Causes Concern

Police and school officials are trying to figure out how and why a fifth grade girl took lancets to school in Jefferson County.

02/06/2015

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Students Demonstrate Civil Disobedience At Jeffco School Board Meeting

Jefferson County students upset about a possible plan to review their curriculum, including Advanced Placement U.S. history, are again using civil disobedience to make their point.

11/07/2014

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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How To Prepare For A Gunman In The Office, School, Shopping Mall

An officer with the city of Arvada who has responded to some of Colorado’s school shootings says there is a three step checklist that should be followed if you ever find yourself in an active shooter situation.

02/14/2013

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

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JeffCo To Close 2 Schools As Part Of Large Spending Cuts

Jeffco Public Schools announced that they will be closing two schools, laying off employees and cutting back on salaries as part of $40 million in cuts.

03/11/2011

Tuesday night's meeting in Lakewood saw heavy attendance. (credit: CBS)

Budget Problems For JeffCo Schools Worse Than First Thought

Last month Jeffco Public Schools estimated they would lose $37 million with the cuts to education announced by Gov. John Hickenlooper. Now the district says it will lose nearly $40 million in funding.

03/09/2011