"Wildflower kids are ready to go," says former Wildflower Elementary principal and current Centennial Elementary School principal Dr. Wendy Birhanzel.
Wildflower Elementary was one of three Colorado schools, the others include Heritage Elementary in Pueblo and Las Animas Elementary in Las Animas, to receive the 2011 National Blue Ribbon Schools... more »
Colorado students will still take assessment tests next springs, but not the CSAP. Next year it will be the TCAP, or Transitional Colorado Assessment Program.
It will be administered to public school students in grades three through 10.
"The transitional test will encourage districts to move forward with... more »
A big turnaround for a pair of schools in Pueblo. Two years ago, Fountain Elementary and Corwin Middle Schools were on the brink of failure, but today test scores are up and there's even a waiting list. An issue now, may be funding. "Their achievement was low for several years,... more »
A committee that will make recommendations to the Colorado Department of Education next year on the best ways to measure student performance is trying to find the best way to grade teachers.
The State Council for Educator Effectiveness met Friday. Members are drawing up proposed guidelines that will base... more »
Rarely would a school budget work session pack a room, but this economy and the decisions facing Pueblo County School District 70 will impact a lot of lives. Monday night, teachers, parents, and taxpayers crowded into the board room to watch the budget process.
The "pink slips" teachers were... more »
Education reforms put in place in Harrison School District 2 seem to be taking hold. The district has steadily increased it's academic achievement over the past three years with the most dramatic gains coming in the 2008 C-SAP scores. As a district, Harrison students improved their tests scores by 86%... more »