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3 years 7 months ago

Bennet kicks off education reform tour

Senator Michael Bennet was in Colorado Springs this morning visiting the students and teachers at Lincoln Elementary. His visit was the first of several schools tours around the country aimed at supporting an overhaul to the public education system. Bennet says he wants to see first hand what works...

4 years 3 months ago

House panel backs teacher tenure bill

A proposal that would change the way teachers earn and keep job protections has passed its first test in the House. The House Education Committee voted 7-6 to endorse the bill early Friday after a 10-hour hearing capped by vehement objections from some the former teachers on the panel....

4 years 4 months ago

D2 announces top earners

Some teachers in Harrison School District Two will bring home more money come September. The district has announced its top performers under the new pay for performance program. Of the 854 teachers in the Effectiveness and Results program, 105 were ranked as Proficient and another 7 were ranked as...

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...

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