Jefferson County School District
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.
Younger students are joining the protests over a controversial proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in Advanced Placement history classes.
There is no school on Monday for students at Golden High School and Jefferson High School in Edgewater.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All schools are back open in Jefferson County after a teacher sick out closed two schools last week.
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.
There’s no school for Standley Lake High School or Conifer High School on Friday.