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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
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
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
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
The word of the day was “power” as young women from local middle and high schools converged to celebrate the impact unified and empowered women have on the world. “You are totally in control of who you are and what you can do,” said Missy … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. But … 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
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
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
Foster Elementary School students witnessed history on May 18, as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed HB17-1201, Science Technology Engineering Math Diploma Endorsement, into law. The governor also did a mock signing of SB17-123, Seal of … more
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