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March 28, 2014

Analysis Finds Changes in Colorado School Discipline Rates After New State Law

Authors applauded a drop in rates for expulsions, suspensions, and law enforcement referrals, but they also noted continued racial disparities in some areas.

March 12, 2014

School Adopts Expeditionary Learning in Turnaround Effort

Rural Lake County School District is using Expeditionary Learning, a reform model that can be found in schools nationwide, in its effort to improve students' performance.

February 04, 2014

Colorado District Leaders Press for More Funding, Power

A group of Colorado school superintendents call for an additional $275 million in state public-school funding on top of a proposed increase from Gov. John Hickenlooper.

January 10, 2014

Colorado Lawmakers Move to Save Anonymous Youth Violence Tip Line

A bipartisan bill would provide public support for Colorado's anonymous system for reporting possible acts of school violence.

December 30, 2013

Arapahoe High School Shooter Used Entrance Meant to be Locked

Despite the district's security plans, the exterior door was frequently propped open, officials said.

December 27, 2013

Judge: Colorado District Broke State Campaign Laws With 'Hess Report'

The Douglas County district sought to influence its school board election when it commissioned and publicized a report about its "reform agenda" by the American Enterprise Institute, a judge finds.

December 16, 2013

Debriefing: Arapahoe High School Shooting Policy Implications

Officials say the Arapahoe High School shooting could have been worse. Parents and policy makers are likely asking themselves if there's anything else they could have done to prevent it.

December 13, 2013

Colorado High School is Site of Shooting on Eve of Newtown Anniversary

Two students were injured in a shooting at a Colorado high school before the gunman, a student, shot and killed himself at the scene, police said.

December 12, 2013

Mandate Education Before Vaccine Opt-Out, Colorado Task Force Says

A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.

November 27, 2013

Colo. District Offers Window Into Experiments With Longer School Day

It's one thing to make a decision to extend the school day. It's another to decide what exactly to do with that time, and to work out the logistics.

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