K-12 Education

5:00am

Tue October 29, 2013
Education

In Rural Missouri, Schools Build Safety Net For Immigrant Children

At the primary school in rural Noel, Mo., teachers and staff function as educators about as often as they do de facto social workers.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media

It’s almost 9 a.m., and Noel Primary School teacher Erin McPherson is helping a group of Spanish-speaking students complete English language exercises. But it’s tough going.

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6:15am

Mon October 21, 2013
Politics

Tallying The Spending In Support Of The Education Tax

File photo: Florence High School math teacher Bob Anderson talks to a student about her pre-calculus coursework Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Florence High School in Florence, Colo.
Joe Mahoney I-News Network

Teachers unions and several wealthy Coloradans are spending millions to convince voters to agree to almost $1 billion annually in higher income taxes devoted to public schools.

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2:00pm

Mon October 14, 2013
Politics

As Ballots Are Mailed, Weld Commissioners Continue Push For 51st State

Question 1A as it appears on the Weld sample ballot.
Weld County

After Oct. 15, citizens of Weld County will start to see mail-in ballots arrive. Included in the off-year ballot are mayoral, city council and school district races. It will also include ballot question 1A, asking if the county should pursue separating from Colorado to form a new state.

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7:31am

Thu October 3, 2013
Education

Education Summit Brings Business, Education Leaders Together

The 2013 Education Summit was held in Greeley, Oct. 2.
business.greeleychamber.com

Educators and business leaders  in the Greeley-Evans School District – the state’s 13th largest– held an education summit Wednesday aimed at doing an even better job of translating the importance of a strong educational system back into the community.

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2:42pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Education

Education Funding Initiative Seeks A Spot On The Ballot

Early childhood education students at William Roberts Elementary School in Denver learning about native and historic wildlife species.
USFWS Flickr - Creative Commons

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