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Post 21 baseball splits twinbill at Lincoln Co.  Morganton News Herald

DENVER — Pitching kept the Burke County Post 21 American Legion baseball team in Saturday's five-inning doubleheader.

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.

Amid heated debate, Denver extends time for superintendent search  The Denver Post

The Denver school board has pushed back the date by which it will name finalists for the superintendent job from October to November. The extension follows ...

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 ...

Controversy continues for Lincoln High School  The Denver Channel

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

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

The Denver school board has pushed back the date by which it will name finalists for the superintendent job from October to November. The extension follows ...

Here's what picketing outside Denver schools might look like — and how police and the district plan to handle it  Chalkbeat Colorado

If Denver teachers do indeed strike, the morning scenes outside schools could be dramatic: lines of educators chanting and waving picket signs, substitutes ...

The Denver district believes incentives keep good teachers at hard schools. The data is mixed.  Chalkbeat Colorado

I would be incredibly skeptical of anyone who said that a teacher would work at a high-poverty or high-priority school for the money,” one teacher said.

New Charter Middle School Coming to Lincoln High Despite Protests  Westword

A new charter middle school has been approved to open at Lincoln High School next year. Learn more at

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 ...

Denver Teachers Flexed Their Union Power For Pay. They Say Reform Is Next  Colorado Public Radio

Teachers now see their “collective power” as something they can use to shape the path Denver Public Schools takes in the years to come.

Remembering legendary coach Les Mattocks 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.

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.

What happened on Day 2 of the Denver teacher strike: Everything you need to know about picketing, bargaining, and the view from schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Denver school district and teachers union leaders ended a long day of bargaining late Tuesday night without a deal but with a rare display of shared optimism.

There are no low-track courses at this high-poverty school. Instead, there are strong supports and a focus on learning.  Washington Post

Seaside High School is one of the 2017 winners of the “Schools of Opportunity” project, which recognizes public high schools that work to close opportunity gaps ...

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?

At this school, the inclusive culture matters as much as the curriculum  Washington Post

In San Diego, there is a high school where the culture of the school matters as much as the academics. It is Health Sciences High and Middle College, one of the ...

Community Calendar  Fort Morgan Times

Thurs., May 9. 10:30 a.m. Story time at Fort Morgan Children's Library, 414 Main St., Fort Morgan. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. United Methodist Women's annual Salad ...

Abraham Lincoln High School community expresses concern over possible middle school  The Denver Post

Representatives from the Abraham Lincoln High School community came to the Denver Public Schools board Thursday night to express their concern over 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.

Lincoln High one of eight public schools nationwide honored as 'schools of opportunity'  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln High School is one of eight U.S. public high schools honored as a “School of Opportunity” by the National Education Policy Center.

3 former Lincoln High stars lead Mexico into FIBA Olympic qualifying semifinals  The Denver Post

Three former Denver high school stars are helping Mexico fight for its first men's Olympic basketball appearance in three decades.

Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.

Three-quarters of Denver teachers went out on strike, new data shows. Look up your school here.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Three-quarters of Denver classroom teachers were absent on the first day of a three-day strike earlier this month, according to attendance numbers obtained ...

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 ...

Denver Teachers Strike Comes To An End  CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – An agreement between the Denver teachers' union and Denver Public Schools has been reached, bringing a resolution to a three-day strike ...

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

A high-ranking administrator who began her career as a teacher in Denver is the sole finalist to lead Denver Public Schools. Susana Cordova, who has served ...

Some Colorado schools see big gains in grad rates. Find yours in our searchable database.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two metro-area school districts, Westminster and Aurora, recently in the state's crosshairs for their low-performance, posted significant increases in their ...

Class Acts from Lincoln High School | Education |  Lincoln Journal Star

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

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 ...

On her first day as Denver superintendent, Susana Cordova visits the school where she was a student  Chalkbeat Colorado

At a morning assembly marking the first day of Susana Cordova's tenure as Denver schools superintendent, the most telling moment was not the speeches from ...

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

DPS creates a student-to-teacher pipeline to fill a void 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 ...

District wrestling: Class A results | High School Wrestling  Lincoln Journal Star

Results from Saturday's district wrestling meets in Class A.

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 ...

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

At Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., the faculty and staff wanted to buck a national trend in which students of color and those living in poverty enroll in ...

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

Tom Boasberg paused on his way out of the elementary school and held his phone to his mouth. The October sky was growing darker, and the Denver ...

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 ...

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

Almost a year to the date since Vince Valdez resigned as head boys basketball coach for Abraham Lincoln High School, the long-time Lancers coach is headed ...

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 ...

Armed with tamales in the battle for Denver schools

The labor movement can learn something about solidarity from the immigrant women who made tamales for striking teachers.

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 ...

Deputies: Missing 18-year-old Lincoln County woman found safe  WSOC Charlotte

Officials said an 18-year-old Lincoln County woman who was reported missing is back with her family.

Lincoln natives to be featured on HGTV's 'House Hunters International'  Lincoln Journal Star

Troy and Brandy Bishop had long dreamed of moving abroad. When a realistic chance arose, taking them to the European nation of Luxembourg, the Bishops ...

PHOTOS: Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala  The Know

The Lancer Drumline from Abraham Lincoln HIgh School ushered guests from the reception area into the ballroom for dinner and the program. DPS foundation ...

National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

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.

Water main break prompts closure of Lincoln HS, Respect and Compass academies  The Denver Channel

Some Denver students get an extra day added to their Thanksgiving break due to a water main break near Lincoln High School.

Craig A. Balnicke | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Craig A. Balnicke, 71, died Monday, February 4, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Graveside *service* is 2 p.m. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Where All 226 Police HALO Cameras Are Watching You in Denver  Westword

The number of High Activity Location Observation, or HALO, cameras monitored by the Denver Police Department has more than doubled in the past seven ...

Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...

Prep Spotlight: Recruiters high on potential of Lincoln's Hamlin  Bloomington Pantagraph

LINCOLN — A movie now in theaters called "The Upside" would've been a good title for a film about Jermaine Hamlin.

Assault claim filed against DPS Board of Education president 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 ...

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.

Rising test scores and dwindling trust: Denver's Tom Boasberg leaves a complicated legacy  Chalkbeat Colorado

Tom Boasberg paused on his way out of the elementary school and held his phone to his mouth. The October sky was growing darker, and the Denver ...

DPS faces thicket of challenges in placement of new southwest Denver middle schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

In its first big test of the 2015-16 school year, the Denver school board next week is set to pick from among a group of applicants vying to open new middle ...

Unions See an Opening in the Wake of a Ruling That Was Supposed to Finish Them Off  The Intercept

At a conference in Washington, labor leaders said their losses following the Supreme Court's decision in Janus were not as severe as they had feared.

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 ...

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

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics.

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.

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 ...

Born to slave parents, Lincoln woman becomes nationally known for paintings, artwork  Lincoln Journal Star

The stranger in the dining room had come to ask about her family. About her parents and their parents before them in the days of slavery. But first the WPA ...

New mayor of Cat Square a familiar face in West Lincoln  Lincoln Times-News

Tom Sain has been elected as Cat Square's 44th mayor. He assumes the honorary title from the 2017 mayor Steve Johnson. Sain's platform is “to put a friendly ...

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 ...

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 ...

Guest Commentary: Initiative 300 is a smart investment for Denver’s students and economy  The Denver Post

With Initiative 300, Denver voters can set up far more of our community's students for success. It is low risk and low cost, with potentially high reward.

Beloved coach honored at East Lincoln tournament | News  Lincoln Times-News

For the past two decades, Danny “Duck” Duckworth has been maintaining a modern day Field of Dreams. The East Lincoln High School baseball players are his ...

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 ...

Lincoln, Washington, Montbello students march in Denver to protest Ferguson  Colorado Public Radio

Students are protesting a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri.

Class Acts from Lincoln parochial schools | Education |  Lincoln Journal Star

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

Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season 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 police continue pursuit of alleged sex offender Oscar Ponce  Denver Post

Oscar Ponce, the cross-country athlete who ran his way out of poverty and into academic All-America and All-Big 12 honors in college, enjoys a local celebrity ...

Free tax return preparation: Where to get your taxes prepared in Colorado  The Denver Channel

DENVER – The 2018 Tax Filing Season has begun and the deadline to get your return in will be here before you know it. Why spend some of that money before ...

Army veteran to graduate from Denver high school more than 50 years after dropping out to enlist  The Denver Channel

DENVER – It's a goal David Shuker has wanted to accomplish for more than 50 years: graduating from high school. Shuker dropped out of Lincoln High School ...

Fewer teachers losing tenure in Denver, other large Colorado districts  Chalkbeat Colorado

Fewer teachers in Colorado's six largest school districts are at risk of losing their job protections after back-to-back ineffective ratings, according to numbers ...

Historic images of Lincoln's black community on display at Nebraska History Museum  Lincoln Journal Star

For almost two decades, stories about boxes of negatives that contained images of Lincoln's black residents taken in the early 1900s have appeared in the ...

Larimer Square included on list of America's 11 most 'endangered' historic places  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 ...

Cleanup Day: Here's what you can drop off in Denver, Aurora  The Denver Channel

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

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.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Lincoln East, Kearney set for Class A's biggest dual of the season  Lincoln Journal Star

In the art of crafting schedules, a wrestling dual pitting Kearney and Lincoln East was a late addition to the 2017-18 slate.

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.

Four people taken to hospital after Denver home catches fire  The Denver Channel

Four people were taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after fire broke out at a Denver home early Wednesday.

Catherine M. Meekin, 86 | Obituaries |  Montana Standard

April 22, 1932-March 26, 2019. Catherine Marie Meekin (nee Chilton), 86, died at her home in Big Sky Senior Living, Tuesday March 26, 2019. Catherine was a ...

Which Denver schools are falling short on the school district's new equity rating?  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two-dozen Denver schools this year earned the lowest possible score on a new school district measure meant to gauge how well schools are educating ...

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

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.

Slam specialist: Links' Buchanan more than just a standout linebacker  Lincoln Journal Star

Jack Buchanan's job on Lincoln High's football team is slamming down ball carriers, just what you'd expect from the son of a former Husker and the grandson of ...

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.

Ten Denver Schools That Can Get Too Hot for Kids to Learn  Westword

A survey shows that many buildings in the Denver Public Schools system can get too hot for kids to learn. Get the details at

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.

Goodman recipient of 2019 Mercy Heritage Award for Business  The Daily Nonpareil

Doug Goodman is the recipient of the 2019 Mercy Heritage Award for business.

Virginia Ellen Fleetwood Ramey | Obituaries |  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 ...

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

This is the second of two stories celebrating the 20-year anniversary of basketball cult classic He Got Game. The first covers the pair of Air Jordan 13s the fi…

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 ...

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.

Fewer Denver schools earn top ratings after switch to tougher state tests  Chalkbeat Colorado

Fewer Denver schools earned the top two ratings this year on the school district's color-coded scale than the last time it issued ratings in 2014, according to ...

Photos: Hurricane Michael slams Gulf Coast  The Denver Channel

Hurricane Michael has made landfall in the panhandle of the State of Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Florida Governor Rick Scott declared emergencies ...

YESS Institute uses power of peer mentorship to improve school connectedness, social-emotional skills  The Denver Post

The YESS Institute -- short for Youth Empowerment Support Services Institute -- has been partnering with Denver area schools since 2003, using peer ...

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