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The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
To conduct a nationwide search for a new superintendent in 2014, Jefferson County Public Schools hired consulting company Ray & Associates. The firm notified hundreds of potential candidates and received more than 60 applications, then used feedback … more
Thirteen area educators were honored at the 2017 Teacher Appreciation Dinner sponsored by the Littleton Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 12. The annual event allows high school seniors to honor educators, mentors and … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
Carrie Warren-Gully, vice president of the Littleton Public Schools Board of Directors, has taken over as president of the Colorado Association of School Boards. Warren-Gully assumed her new role on Dec. 11 at the CASB annual conference. She will … more
“More super powers cause there aren’t enough of them today.” — Avery Hall, Arapahoe “I would erase all social media and erase the idea of it from everyone’s mind because it has created a false reality for teenagers, and I think our … more
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