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There is one more big public forum before Denver chooses a superintendent  Chalkbeat Colorado

A public forum is scheduled for Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at George Washington High School.



Susana Cordova is the sole finalist to be the Denver school district's next superintendent  Chalkbeat Colorado

Many community members had asked for more than one finalist, but other potential candidates backed out.



Public invited to weigh in on search for DPS Superintendent  The Denver Channel

Six public meetings will be held in September to allow the public to weigh in on the search for the next superintendent of Denver Public Schools.



A haven for refugees, this Nebraska high school builds a web of support for its diverse student population  Washington Post

It may surprise you to learn that Lincoln, Nebraska, is a haven for refugees (and between October 2015 and September 2016 actually led the nation in resettling ...



At this school, being ‘different’ is an asset  The Washington Post

In Denver, there is a high school where more than one-third of the students were born outside the United States and where “being 'different' is an asset, and ...



Where Are They Now? Catching Up With the Members of the 1998 University of Colorado XC Team 20 Years After "Running With The Buffaloes"  LetsRun.com

By Jonathan Gault November 28, 2018. Few cross country seasons were more dramatic than the one endured by the University of Colorado men in 1998.



Remembering legendary coach Les Mattocks  9News.com KUSA

Abraham Lincoln High School just lost a coach, a friend and beloved member of the community. Coach Les Mattocks died Wednesday morning of kidney failure.



School meeting takes heated turn, leads to possible assault case  9News.com KUSA

A heated meeting took place at Lincoln High School Tuesday night and has police investigating a possible assault case.



Amid heated community debate, Denver extends time for superintendent search  Chalkbeat Colorado

The initial public meetings have surfaced longstanding tensions between those who believe in the school district's vision and those who don't.



Students protest decision to put middle school inside Lincoln High School  FOX31 Denver

DENVER — Students from Abraham Lincoln High School protested a plan Thursday that would add a middle school into their building next school year. Denver ...



Abraham Lincoln High School released from lockout  The Denver Post

Natalie Munio covered general assignments and breaking news for The Denver Post until August 2016. A Boulder native, she's passionate about keeping ...



Want to weigh in on Denver's next superintendent? Here are the meetings.  Chalkbeat Colorado

In response to lobbying from students, parents, and community members concerned that a speedy superintendent search would sideline them, Denver school ...



Class Acts from Lincoln High School | Education | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

See the Lincoln High School seniors honored in the Journal Star for being Class Acts.



Charter middle school to open at Lincoln High in Denver in 2016  The Denver Post

Lincoln High students pass through the hallways at the end of a school day last month. Denver Public Schools has decided to add a middle school population at ...



First-generation college student gives back to students who were just like her  9News.com KUSA

Eight years ago, Myrna Hernandez was a high school student with questions. Now she's giving a little advice of her own.



Denver's school board is taking a break from its school closure policy  Chalkbeat Colorado

The Denver school board will hit pause this year on a controversial policy that calls for closing low-performing schools, as board members embark on a citywide ...



Eight schools earn top honors as national Schools of Opportunity  CU Boulder Today

One high school increased the number of students of color taking its AP and college-level courses sixfold in just a year. In another high school, where half of the ...



How one Maryland high school successfully boosted minority student enrollment in advanced classes  Washington Post

Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., is an honoree in the Schools of Opportunity project. Here's why.



‘I Just Pass It On’: Artist Inspires Next Generation  CBS Denver

Carlos Fresquez has achieved a lifelong goal to give back to his community after decades of exhibiting his work around the world, his contributions as an artist ...



Lincoln High bathroom classroom controversy takes new turn  The Denver Channel

DENVER - Last week, 7NEWS showed you the photos allegedly depicting overcrowding at Denver's Abraham Lincoln High School. Now, a group that said the ...



DPS creates a student-to-teacher pipeline to fill a void  9News.com KUSA

EdConnect program is a pathway within Denver Public Schools. They created a student-to-teacher pipeline to help train DPS high school students now to ...



This school once had a reputation for violence. Here’s how that changed.  Washington Post

How does a school change its violent culture? What kind of work must adults and students do for it to become a place where students feel safe and can learn?



Denver Public Schools is already looking to overhaul how it closes schools -- and these schools could meet that fate  Chalkbeat Colorado

Denver Public Schools is considering major changes to its year-old school closure policy — changes that could result in more of the city's lowest performing ...



Schools Evacuated After Natural Gas Smell Permeates Neighborhood  CBS Local

Six schools in Denver were evacuated on Wednesday morning after the smell of natural gas permeated a southwest Denver neighborhood.



Wanted in Denver: Visionary change agent, open-minded, personable, culturally authentic and politically savvy. (Good listener a must.)  Chalkbeat Colorado

Many in Denver hope the next superintendent will be a person of color with teaching experience and a commitment to closing achievement gaps, engaging with ...



Denver community has lots of advice on picking a new superintendent – who will the board heed?  Chalkbeat Colorado

In the wake of news that Tom Boasberg will step down as Denver's superintendent, community members have begun to weigh in on what they want in the ...



Colorado teachers want smaller class sizes, union survey finds  Chalkbeat Colorado

Some studies have found a strong relationship between smaller class sizes and better student performance.



If you don’t know what a ‘community school’ is, you should. Take a look at this one.  Washington Post

This charter school in New York City commits 50 percent of its enrollment slots to students who are or have been homeless, transitionally housed or in the child ...



Assault claim filed against DPS Board of Education president  9News.com KUSA

An investigation into an alleged assault is underway after a heated confrontation between a parent and the president of the Denver Public Schools Board of ...



Rising test scores and dwindling trust: Denver Public Schools chief Tom Boasberg leaves a complicated legacy  The Denver Post

Supporters hail Tom Boasberg as the engine behind an urban district success story. But critics point to stubborn problems that haven't gone away.



Vince Valdez returns to coach prep basketball as Denver East assistant  The Denver Post

In this Dec. 30, 2011, photo, Vince Valdez, coach of Lincoln High School boy's basketball team, front, gives advice to his players during the team practice at the ...



Down on the farm, these Chicago high school students get a unique public education  Washington Post

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a public school that is set on a working farm. It offers its diverse population of students an education that ...



Denver students walk out of Lincoln, Montbello, George Washington to protest Ferguson decision  The Denver Channel

DENVER - For the second day in a row, Denver students have walked out of school to protest the Ferguson grand jury decision. Four schools had students walk ...



Denver Fireworks Spectacular set for June 25 at East Lincoln High School  Charlotte Observer

When the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) began looking at ways to spice up its annual fireworks show, organizers turned to bringing in musical acts.



Class Acts from Lincoln parochial schools | Education | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

See the Lincoln parochial high school seniors honored in the Journal Star for being Class Acts.



This school receptionist's stunning version of 'At Last' is how we all feel about summer  USA TODAY

A North Carolina high school receptionist sang a stunning version of Etta James' "At Last" over her school's public address system on her last day of work before ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



PHOTOS: Latinas First Foundation scholarships awarded to Colorado women  The Know

Belen De Leon receives the Trailblazer award, presented by Juanita Chacon. The Seventh Annual Latinas First Foundation Luncheon at the Denver Center for ...



Public Invited To Meetings About Search For New DPS Superintendent  CBS Denver

Denver residents have their first chance to weigh in on the search for a new superintendent for Denver Public Schools.



Guest Post: An open letter to Colorado lawmakers  The Colorado Independent

Older vertical wells 200 feet from homes next to Silver Creek Elementary School in Thornton, Colorado. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group.) NOTE: The ...



Rockies’ Field of Dreams program continues to influence youth, high school baseball across Colorado  The Denver Post

On average, players would donate anywhere from $20000 to $50000 per field, with superstars such as Larry Walker donating up to $250000 total. The fields ...



Denver charter Compass Academy wins $2.5 million to 'reimagine high school'  Chalkbeat Colorado

A Denver charter middle school devoted to bilingualism and founded with help from City Year, an AmeriCorps program that deploys young adults to mentor and ...



President Barack Obama Visits Denver: Speech At Abraham Lincoln High School Tuesday (PHOTOS)  Huffington Post

It has been more than three years since that historic night at Invesco Field when Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, ...



Teens see potentially deadly results of distracted, impaired driving  Fort Morgan Times

For being filled mostly with teens, the grandstands at the Morgan County Fairgrounds were noticeably quiet and without the sounds of chatter or fidgeting ...



At stop in Denver, Obama calls self “warrior for the working class”  Denver Post

Standing in the parking lot of Abraham Lincoln High on Tuesday, President Barack Obama called himself a “warrior for the working class” in a feisty, ...



Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season  ABC10.com KXTV

As football fans all over the world prepare for the NFL season, ABC10 is helping you learn more about the local players around the league.



Denver students taking longer to graduate, even as other districts report improvements  Chalkbeat Colorado

The Aurora and Westminster school districts are among those that posted some gains, while Denver Public Schools saw a decrease in the on-time graduation ...



Low-income Denver students get prom makeovers from popular cable network TLC  The Denver Channel

A group of girls from Denver's Abraham Lincoln High School got prom makeovers from a new show on cable network TLC.



PHOTOS: Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala  The Know

The Skinner Middle School Jazz Band welcomed guests by playing musical selections by Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder, Glenn Miller and Bruno Mars.



More changes on the way for southwest Denver schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

DPS plans to phase out Henry World Middle School and to bring a new school to Abraham Lincoln High School.



High School Wrestlers Among Victims Involved in Wrong-Way I-25 Crash  CBS Local

A mother, her daughter, and another young woman are recovering from serious injuries after a deadly wrong-way crash on Interstate 25.



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



Pueblo-area wrestling teams send 57 grapplers to state  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo area will be well represented at the state wrestling tournament with 57 grapplers qualifying at the regional wrestling tournaments Saturday.Pueblo ...



Where to prepare your taxes for free in Colorado  The Denver Channel

Having someone prepare your tax return can be quite expensive. But some places in the metro will do it for free!



Obituaries this week in the Courier | Local News | wcfcourier.com  WCF Courier

A compilation of obituaries and *service* notices in the Courier this week.



Hilltoppers Swimming  University of Denver

Founded 1955, the University of Denver Hilltoppers (TOPS) is a nationally recognized, year-round swim team that gives youth the opportunity to grow technically ...



Virginia Ellen Fleetwood Ramey  Lincoln Journal Star

June 9, 1917 - July 25, 2018. Virginia Ellen Fleetwood Ramey, 101, of Lincoln passed away July 25, 2018. Born June 9, 1917 in Wakefield to Edward John ...



Veteran Dayspring Christian Eagles football coach Mick Holmes returns to team with new approach  Greeley Tribune

In both a symbolic sense and a more literal one, Mick Holmes has always been Dayspring Christian football. Even though he has used his assistants, during his ...



Report: Racial inequalities in Denver Public Schools have grown  The Denver Post

A decade ago, a local organization teamed up with national groups to argue that discipline practices used in Denver schools were putting students — mostly ...



Around Town Briefs 4/29/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

GOOD CITIZENS: Twenty-one high school students in northwestern Wisconsin were recently named Good Citizens by the Eau Claire Chapter of the Daughters ...



1 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting in Nashville High School Parking Lot; At Least 45 Killed and 87 Injured by Guns at Schools So Far This Year  The 74

The 74 will be tracking gun-related injuries and deaths at schools throughout 2018. Bookmark this page for the latest reports, or sign up to receive updates ...



The Colorado Paradox  The Atlantic

The state has low unemployment and more and more jobs, but its future workforce may not be equipped to fill them.



Cornelius July 4th Fireworks, Parades And More: 2018 Guide  Patch.com

Cornelius July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide - Cornelius, NC - Here's your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in ...



High school receptionist sings Etta James' 'At Last' over PA system  Daily Mail

Regina Ballard posted a video on Wednesday singing 'At Last' over the PA system at North Lincoln High School in Lincolnton, North Carolina.



Glow at the Gardens and 28 Things to do in Denver this Week  303 Magazine

303 Magazine has created a roundup full of seasonal events to attend such as Pumpkin Nights, Glow at the Gardens, Boo at the Zoo and more.



As Denver's school choice process opens, which schools are the most - and least - popular?  Chalkbeat Colorado

Last year, more incoming 9th graders listed East High School as their first choice than any other high school in the city.



Hurricane Michael: Where you can seek shelter, latest gas prices and more for Leon County  Tallahassee.com

We're less than 24 hours away from Hurricane Michael's expected landfall on the Panhandle. Here's the latest information on shelter and gas prices.



Tennessee opened a Pandora's box by lifting the ban on new school districts. Now on to the details.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

With more towns exploring whether to start their own school systems, state lawmakers say a deeper study is in order. Now the question is the study's scope.



Big-Name Rocker Joins Music Education Program In Colorado Classroom  CBS Local

The music education program Detour brought a unique music experience to Fort Morgan schools.



How exactly did Ray Allen become Jesus Shuttlesworth in Spike Lee’s ‘He Got Game’?  The Undefeated

Two decades ago in a wild casting that involved everyone from Kobe Bryant to Tracy McGrady to Coney Island's own Stephon Marbury, a star was born.



Grandmother: 5 Victims Killed Were Thrill Seeking  CBS Local

The five people who died in a rural single car crash over the weekend were likely searching for landmarks of a ghost story, according to the grandmother of two ...



Nebraska sports, education leaders issue call to respect 'human dignity,' quash discrimination  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska officials involved in K-12 schools and athletics signed a statement calling on people to respect "human dignity" and quash bullying and discrimination ...



Breaking and developing news on Nov. 17, 2017  The Denver Channel

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our ...



Adams 14 school improvement plan is back — with revisions — for key State Board of Education vote  Chalkbeat Colorado

Officials with the Adams 14 School District in Commerce City will return to the State Board of Education on Thursday with a revised school improvement plan ...



Should all FMHS juniors, seniors be required to take English?  Fort Morgan Times

If a proposed policy gets approved without major changes, some Fort Morgan High School students may only be required to take two years of English classes.



Larimer Sq. on 'endangered' historic places list  The Denver Channel

From a formerly enslaved person's home to the most famous US road, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has included both well-known and forgotten ...



Find your Colorado school's 2016 ACT and PSAT scores  Chalkbeat Colorado

The Colorado Department of Education on Thursday released school and district results from ACT and PSAT tests taken this past spring.



Police: No man with rifle at Burger King at Federal and Evans  The Denver Channel

Police are responding to reports of a man with a rifle in the Burger King at Federal and Evans.



Analysis | How many K-12 public schools are still named after JFK?  Washington Post

It used to be common to name public schools after U.S. presidents, but not so much anymore.



'We deserve better': Students nationwide walk out in massive protest over gun violence  USA TODAY

Thousands of students across the nation walked out of classrooms and into a political firestorm Wednesday, marking one month since the bloody rampage at a ...



NISCA Announces 2017-18 Diving All-Americans & National Champs  Swimming World Magazine

NISCA Announces 2016-17 Diving All-Americans & National Champs.



Traffic pollution: an invisible health risk for dozens of Denver schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Twenty-nine Denver schools — 10 of them charters — sit near high-traffic roads and the invisible air pollution those routes generate daily.



DPS again fails to comply with federal mandate for English language learners  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- The Denver Public Schools district, under court order to provide extra English classes to tens of thousands of struggling students, can't get it done.



Inside the Fight to Beat Childhood Cancer  5280 | The Denver Magazine

How local docs are outsmarting cancer, one kid at a time.



Hurricane Michael slams into Florida as Category 4 storm; rooftops torn off, one dead  9News.com KUSA

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A historic Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday near Mexico Beach, pulverizing homes, snapping trees and sending debris flying.



Inspired as a Wisconsin Rapids grade-schooler, man has visited 100 countries by age 40  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

THUWAL, Saudi Arabia - He was a fifth-grader from Wisconsin Rapids, and he had no idea at the time his trip to Washington D.C. would release a bout of ...



Find your 2017 PARCC scores Colorado in our database  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...



Pechacek, Jill Ellan MD | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Pechacek, Jill Ellan MD Feb 26, 1968 - Jan 3, 2018 Jill Ellan Pechacek, MD passed away January 3, 2018 from pancreatic cancer at her home in Highlands ...



Five teenagers killed in fiery rollover crash identified by Arapahoe County coroner  The Denver Post

Co-workers and friends of the driver of a black Volkswagen Jetta visit the severely burned site where five young people were killed in a fiery crash along County ...



Re-3 School District to receive about $40K from Take Note Colorado Initiative  Fort Morgan Times

Morgan County Re-3 School District students likely will benefit even more from the Take Note Colorado Initiative.



Guess who's back? Healthy and pumped up, Mick Holmes returns as Dayspring Christian's football coach  Greeley Tribune

About three weeks ago, as Mick Holmes walked through the hallways of Dayspring Christian Academy — hallways he has become all too familiar with the past ...



Primary election field for 2018 is set | News  Lincoln Times-News

A slew of candidates filed for office shortly before the deadline and the field for the 2018 Lincoln County primary elections is now set in stone.



Preservation organization names Ashley River Historic District a national treasure  Journalscene.com

The Ashley River Historic District has been named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.



Many new faces at Fort Morgan schools  Fort Morgan Times

There are many new educators and professionals starting work for Morgan County School District Re-3 this coming school year.



Five issues to watch as Denver Public Schools students return to the classroom  Chalkbeat Colorado

Denver Public Schools faces questions about equity, the makeup of its school board, the fate of a storied high school and more as the 2015-16 school year ...



WKSU News: Lincoln High mural mystery is solved  WKSU News

Two Clevelanders have been on a six-year quest to find a missing piece of their old high school. It started...



Police Officer Thwarts School Shooting in Illinois After Exchanging Gunfire, Injuring Attacker; At Least 41 Killed and 70 Injured at Schools in 2018  The 74

The 74 will be tracking gun-related injuries and deaths at schools throughout 2018. Bookmark this page for the latest reports, or sign up to receive updates ...



Meet the MC Hall of Fame Class of 2018  Lititz Record Express

The Manheim Central Hall of Fame committee recently announce the Class of 2018. Eight individuals that have brought distinction and pride to our school and ...



May 20 is Cleanup Day in Denver and Aurora  The Denver Channel

Several sites in each city will accept trash and yard waste for free.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Arria Minor Leads The Way In The 400m  MileSplit

See who the top 500 returning 400m runners in the country are.



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