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Students protest outside Standley Lake High School (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.

7 hours ago

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School (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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Jefferson County Teachers Participating In ‘Sick Out’ Could Be Docked Pay

There is no school on Monday for students at Golden High School and Jefferson High School in Edgewater.

09/29/2014

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Area Teachers Frequently Suffer From ‘Friday Flu’

A CBS4 Investigation has found that calling in sick on Fridays is more common for teachers in Jefferson County than on any other day of the week.

09/26/2014

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School (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

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

Standley Lake High School (credit: CBS)

All Jeffco Schools Open After Sick Out

All schools are back open in Jefferson County after a teacher sick out closed two schools last week.

09/22/2014

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