Jeffco Schools

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7-Year-Olds Walk Away From School, Prompts Policy Review

Two 7-year-old boys walked away from Pleasant View Elementary School during recess on Tuesday which has prompted policy review from the Jeffco School District.

04/22/2015

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Jefferson County Superintendent: Many Resources In Decision To Close Schools

Jefferson County’s superintendent said he uses multiple resources to make an informed decision about whether to close schools due to inclement weather.

02/26/2015

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

Students, Teachers Take Complaints Directly To Jefferson County School Board

After two weeks of teacher sickouts and student protests, Thursday’s Jefferson County School Board meeting is expected to be overflowing with parents, teachers and students who have concerns about the future of the school district.

10/02/2014

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

History Fight Coming To A Head At Jefferson County School Board Meeting

A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in Jefferson County on Thursday, with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.

10/02/2014

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

Empty buses at Conifer High School on Friday morning (credit: CBS)

2 Jeffco High Schools Closed After Teachers Call In Sick

There’s no school for Standley Lake High School or Conifer High School on Friday.

09/19/2014

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Bus Driver Killed While Putting Chains On Tires Near Aspen Park

Multiple crashes, one of them deadly, forced officials to close Highway 285 in two locations west of Denver during a snowstorm Friday afternoon. The highway reopened just after 4:15 p.m.

03/07/2014

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How Cold Is Too Cold For School?

Every school district has a different policy about how cold is too cold for school. Thursday some districts decided it was too cold for such an early start so they delayed start times.

02/06/2014

Jose Martinez on Tuesday (credit: Milken Family Foundation)

Lakewood Teacher Wins National Award

A teacher at Bear Creek High School joined an elite group on Tuesday by winning a national award.

11/13/2013

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