Jefferson County School District

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Superintendent Teaches P.E. Classes In Jefferson County

The head of the Jefferson County School District stepped in to teach P.E. classes at three elementary schools on Wednesday.

05/07/2015

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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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Marijuana Pops Out Of Teacher’s Luggage During Packing Demonstration To Students

A teacher accused of bringing marijuana to a Jefferson County middle school is being questioned about how the pot ended up becoming part of a lesson.

03/18/2015

Cherry Creek School buses plugged in (credit: CBS)

Schools Plan For Cold Mornings By Warming Buses Overnight

School districts across the Denver metro area plan ahead to ensure their school buses are running on time during bitter cold mornings so students don’t have to wait outside for too long.

11/13/2014

Students, teachers and parents protest at 20th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Protests Continue As Jeffco Vote Doesn’t Appease Critics

Opponents to the school board in Jefferson County are vowing to continue demonstrating against the board’s majority after it refused to back off plans to review high school history classes for what some see as anti-American content.

10/03/2014

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)

Q&A: What Are Students In Jefferson County Protesting?

A fight in Colorado over how United States’ history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.

10/01/2014

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

Jefferson County School Protests Roil Swing State Politics

DENVER (AP) – The protests over a Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a […]

09/30/2014

Golden High School teacher Tammie Peters  (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Teacher Says School Board ‘Created Culture Of Disrespect’

More schools shut down Monday after the majority of teachers at two high schools called in sick. Now the district’s superintendent says some staff members should be prepared to suffer the consequences if the “sick outs” continue.

09/30/2014

Students protest at Arvada West High School Tuesday morning (credit: Rahel Solomon)

Middle Schoolers Protest Jeffco History Proposal

Younger students are joining the protests over a controversial proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in Advanced Placement history classes.

09/30/2014

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