Colorado Records Smallest Increase In Student Numbers Statewide In Nearly 30 YearsThe Colorado Department of Education reports that public schools in the state recorded their smallest increase in student numbers in nearly 30 years this school year.
Stapleton Helps Conduct Research On School District SpendingNew analysis shows administration costs in most Colorado school districts are growing at a much faster pace than spending on classrooms.
Convicted ‘Upskirter’ Confesses His Behavior ‘Not Normal’A former state worker who took hundreds, if not thousands of pictures up the skirts of female co- workers, calls what he did “my illness, my sickness” on confession tapes obtained during a CBS4 Investigation.
State's Studies Show Marijuana Use Increasing Among Adults, Not YouthTwo studies indicate the rate of marijuana usage by Colorado young people is relatively unchanged since 2015, and in fact mirrors the national average. But a youth marijuana prevention agency warned the increase in potency of marijuana and cannabis products since the drug's legalization in 2014 poses equally increasing danger to its young users.
Colorado Legislation Aims To Bolster Failing Foster SystemLawmakers say it's among the most comprehensive package of reforms that has been attempted in the nation.
Former Colorado Education Department Employee Sentenced To Prison For 'Upskirting' ColleaguesCalling what Thanh Ta did “horrible, horrendous,” a Denver District Court Judge on Friday sentenced the former state worker to 12 years in prison followed by decades of sex offender probation for taking “upskirt” pictures of his female co- workers.
Former State Employee Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison In Workplace ‘Upskirting’ CaseProsecutors say Thanh Ta took thousands of “upskirt” photos with his iPhone beginning in 2011, cataloging photos of his co-workers by name.
U.S. News & World Report Names Best High Schools In ColoradoFour Denver Public Schools are among the top 10 best high schools in the state.
Rural Teachers Working Second Jobs, Struggling To Make Ends MeetThis week teachers from across Colorado are walking out of school and rallying at the state Capitol to protest a lack of school funding.
Wrong Ranking: Colorado Teachers Not 46th In Nation For PayAs teachers across the state are participating in walkouts to protest a lack of school funding, the National Education Association is saying there was a mistake in labeling Colorado in the bottom five states for teacher pay.
Prosecutors Praise Courage Of Victims In Workplace ‘Upskirting’ CaseA Denver jury found a former Colorado Department of Education employee guilty of sexual assault and taking pictures up the skirts of his female co-workers.
Sexual Assault Trial For Former State Employee BeginsOpening statements began Wednesday for the trial against Thanh Ta.
Colorado's High School Graduation Rates Hit High NoteThe statewide high school graduation rate hit its highest level since 2010, according to the Colorado Department of Education.
State Worker Jailed, Charged With ‘Upskirting’ Female Co-workersA budget analyst with the Colorado Department of Education has been criminally charged with 42 criminal counts, including sexual assault and invading the privacy of female colleagues for sexual gratification, by repeatedly taking pictures up their skirts with his iPhone.
Not Enough Teachers To Go Around In ColoradoWith Colorado's population boom has come an educator collapse. There are more students in classrooms across the state, but not enough teachers.