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2 years 11 months ago

Students are feeling the heat in classrooms

With thermometers rising, so are the temperatures in the classrooms. "We have about five schools with cooling systems, the other ten do not", said James Drew, Director of Communication for Widefield School District 3. It's a problem many school districts are facing. James Drew says he understands parents'...

4 years 3 months ago

Massive education cuts around the country

Deep cuts may be looming for the nation's public school students as budget crises are forcing teacher pink-slips, shuttered classrooms and school program cuts. New York public schools are $500 million short. Illinois will cut 12,600 education jobs and in California 23-thousand teacher layoff notices have already been sent...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado one of six states involved in education program

Colorado Commissioner of Education Dwight D. Jones announced Tuesday that Colorado will participate in a three-year, $75 million public-private partnership designed to bring sustainable strategies to turning around low-performing schools. The partnership is with Mass Insight Education & Research Institute, the non-profit organization that published the 2007 report, "The Turnaround...

4 years 11 months ago

Districts considering options on Obama speech

School districts in Southern Colorado are considering their options on whether or not to participate in President Barack Obama's controversial nationally televised address to students next week. The White House and the education department are encouraging schools to show the president's speech in their classes as it airs live...

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