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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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

SCHMOE, W.P. "Bill"  Arizona Daily Star

SCHMOE, W.P. "Bill". Wilfred P. Schmoe passed away in Green Valley, Arizona, on December 20, 2018, at the age of 91. Bill will be lovingly remembered by ...

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.

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.

Abraham Lincoln High School released from lockout  The Denver Post

Abraham Lincoln High School has been released from the lockout and is back to normal operations for after-school activities, according to the Denver Public ...

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 ...

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.

Controversy continues for Lincoln High School  The Denver Channel

A group that said the school was having to hold classes in bathrooms is now backing off that claim.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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?

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

DENVER (CBS4) – Carlos Fresquez has achieved a lifelong goal to give back to his community after decades of exhibiting his work around the world, his ...

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 ...

First-generation college student gives back to students who were just like her KUSA

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pamplin Media Group - BizQuiz 2018: whaddya know?  Portland Tribune

Do you know Portland business? Test yourself before you wreck yourself with our 2018 Holiday Biz Quiz. COINTELEGRAPH - Bitcoin prices in 2018. Bitcoin's in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Why one Brooklyn high school is making a big bet on teacher training  Chalkbeat New York

Abraham Lincoln High School is gambling on professional development as a way to improve student outcomes.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Three Teens Stabbed Outside Abraham Lincoln High School  BKLYNER

BRIGHTON BEACH – Three teenagers were stabbed during a fight in front of Abraham Lincoln High School at 2800 Ocean Parkway this afternoon, police say.

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

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver residents have their first chance to weigh in on the search for a new superintendent for Denver Public Schools. Earlier this summer ...

Uniform look at Lincoln  Denver Post

At Abraham Lincoln High School, cellphones and iPods are more important than wardrobe freedom. Last year, students at the school in southwest Denver were ...

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 ...

In replacing Denver Public Schools chief, challenge is to continue reforms while improving community engagement, observers say  The Denver Post

Departing Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg should be replaced by someone who can continue his groundbreaking policies but who can ...

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 ...

PHOTOS: Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala  The Know

There are a million ways that the Denver Public Schools Foundation could have marked the 16th year for its Achieve Gala, and the one they picked paid off in a ...

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 ...

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.

Obituary for Joyce Jerke  Greeley Tribune

Joyce Jerke Dec. 22, 1941 — Nov. 2, 2018 Age: 76 Residence: Greeley Joyce Ann Jerke, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Grandmother: 5 Victims Killed Were Thrill Seeking  CBS Local

By Rick Sallinger. ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The five people who died in a rural single car crash over the weekend were likely searching for ...

Free tax return preparation: Where to get your taxes prepared 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!

Investigators link school threat to Seattle, not Alameda  KGO-TV

Alameda police spoke to a Lincoln Middle School student who reported a threat against the campus after he saw a post on social media.

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.

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 ...

Colorado Gains Commitment from Talented California CB  Ralphie Report

Remember all of those times that I said a defensive back perfectly fit the Coach MacIntyre mold? Well, forget all of those. I am serious this time. Don Chapman ...

Obituary: Glen 'Curly' Walter  Greeley Tribune

Glen “Curly” WalterJuly 21, 1925-July 29, 2018Age: 93Residence: GreeleyGlen “Curly” Walter, 93, of Greeley, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Grace ...

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 ...

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

By Melissa Garcia. ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A mother, her daughter, and another young woman are recovering from serious injuries after a deadly ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Student Injured in Shooting Outside Denver Middle School; At Least 43 Killed and 82 Injured 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln Charter falls in West 1A baseball final  Gaston Gazette

The Eagles had every intention of returning from the Blue Ridge Mountains with a West 1A title, but Murphy had other intentions. High school baseball.

A Memphis principal was fired over flawed test scores. Should state law protect him too?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Reginald Williams was set to retire as principal of a Memphis charter school at the end of the school year. Instead, he was fired just days into the new school ...

Obituaries this week in the Courier | Local News |  WCF Courier

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

San Jose calendar of events for the week of Dec. 14  The Mercury News

Kristi Yamaguchi's Downtown Ice: Downtown San Jose's outdoor ice rink returns. Through Jan. 27. Circle of Palms, 120 S. Market St. $15-$17.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

FORT MORGAN, Colo (CBS4) – Music comes in many forms — that's what students in Fort Morgan experienced. The music education program Detour brought ...

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.

Walton gives Indianapolis Public Schools $1.7 million to increase principal power  Chalkbeat Indiana

In a sign of the city's growing prominence among national advocates for school choice, Indianapolis' largest school district is getting nearly $1.7 million from a ...

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 ...

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

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.

Edna Mae (Cunico) Kelloff  Valley Courier

Edna Mae (Cunico) Kelloff departed this life on April 21, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born in Sopris, CO on November 9, 1929, the first child of Mary Ella (Ferri) ...

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.

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.

Report: Districts can do more to give black and Hispanic students access to college courses  Chalkbeat Colorado

The group's recommendations and a bill lawmakers are considering both seek to increase awareness of concurrent enrollment courses for high school students.

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

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

Former Seahawks QB Jon Kitna hired as Brophy Prep coach  Seahawks Wire

Phoenix Brophy Prep school in Arizona has just hired former Seahawks quarterback Jon Kitna as their new coach.

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 ...

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.

Denver schools with large numbers of English learners get less physical education  Chalkbeat Colorado

Students in Denver elementary and K-8 schools where half or more students are English language learners get less physical education time than students at ...

Port Arthur basketball back in spotlight  Beaumont Enterprise

The jerseys the Port Arthur Memorial Titans will wear when they take the floor today in the school's first boys basketball state semifinal appearance will make no ...

Several Public Transportation Options For Monday Night’s Broncos Game  CBS Local

DENVER (CBS4)– There are many options to get to Mile High Stadium for Monday night's Broncos game against the Chargers. RTD is offering several public ...

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