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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

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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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

Kareli Lizarraga with her students (credit: CBS)

Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

04/15/2014

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Prominent Coloradans Talk About The Teachers Who Inspired Them

Those who watched “Teach” Friday on CBS4 saw wonderful examples of the inspiring teachers shaping young lives. That moved CBS4’s Suzanne McCarroll to talk to prominent Coloradans about the teachers who inspire them.

09/07/2013

Queen Latifah, center, with Lindsay Chinn to her left and Matt Johnson to her right. Also pictured are teachers Joel Laguna and Shelby Harris. (credit: CBS)

2 Denver Teachers To Be Featured In Documentary That Airs On CBS

A special broadcast hosted by Queen Latifah that explores America’s education system through the eyes of teachers is set to air on CBS next month, and it features two Denver teachers.

08/30/2013

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Colorado Begins Controversial Teacher Grading System

The video shows a 4th grade music teacher leading her pupils through four-beat patterns with a rest. Two dozen judges are watching, grading how well she’s engaging students and leading the lesson.

08/01/2013

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

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