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Education Programs Administration

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: No more educational regional directors or Tancredos

    The U.S. Department of Education is eliminating several regional director jobs, disappointing Coloradans hoping for an appointment, the Denver Post reports today. According to a notice outlining the job eliminations,"These political appointees have not had substantial policy or administrative func ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    December 6, 2007

    Life Skills Offers Last-Chance High

    Justin Martinez was raised in the school of hard knocks, but Life Skills is his last hope for a diploma.

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    May 5, 2005

    No Sweat

    A top-rated teacher laments the demise of phys ed.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 24, 2005
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    August 19, 2004

    Young Blood

    Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.

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    April 8, 2004

    Terminal Solution

    Tiny Branson throws itself a lifeline with its online school.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 25, 2004

    Best New Hoopnasium

    Gold Crown Fieldhouse

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    September 4, 2003

    Community Watch

    Excel Academy charter school wants a home, but neighbors say not on their range.

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    August 28, 2003

    See Jane Read

    Jane Komperda is overcoming dyslexia one letter at a time. But the St. Vrain School District still thinks she's too smart for special ed.

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    March 13, 2003

    Reading, Writing and CSAP Scores

    DPS's new literacy program is raising the bar -- but will it raise test scores?

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    February 13, 2003

    Making the Grade

    The state's most-improved schools got banners -- but the checks aren't in the mail.

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    January 23, 2003

    Soda and Water

    DPS learns which schools are thirstiest for its Pepsi contract.

  • People & Places

    April 4, 2002
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    March 28, 2002

    Teacher's Pet Peeves

    The state's new teacher incentive program has had unintended consequences.

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    January 31, 2002

    Reading, Writing and Refrigerator Raids

    Virtual schools are becoming a viable option for parents who prefer to keep their kids at home.

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    November 8, 2001

    The Berating Game

    As the controversy continues over Colorado's new report cards, Westword offers this handy guide for the perplexed.

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    February 22, 2001

    One for All

    Charter schools are perfect for special-education kids. That's the problem.

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    January 4, 2001

    Know Your Boardmembers

    The graduating class and the incoming members.

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    January 4, 2001

    Making the Grades

    Colorado's Board of Education is more powerful than you know -- and it would like to get even stronger.

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    December 14, 2000

    Cutting Class

    Denver schools will face a big budget crisis next year, and something's got to go.

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    September 21, 2000

    Graded on a Curve

    Neighbors of Jefferson Academy think the charter school could use a civics lesson.

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    August 10, 2000

    Language Barrier

    Denver Public Schools' bilingual-education policy is open to interpretation.

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    August 3, 2000

    Off Limits

    From see to shining see.

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    May 4, 2000

    The First Step

    P.S.1's changing course leaves some people wondering what direction the charter school is taking.

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    April 6, 2000

    Class Wars

    Northeast Denver's schools are running out of room.

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    February 17, 2000

    Breaking Away

    Idaliaís students may have only one school, but at least itís theirs.

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    December 16, 1999

    Communication Breakdown

    The Boulder Valley School District has a hard time learning how to teach kids with special needs.

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    April 15, 1999

    The Denver Private School District

    Denver Public Schools considers privatizing its health and social services.

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    June 4, 1998

    A Helping Handout

    To win underwriting contracts, bond houses provide campaigns with free political pros--but taxpayers wind up carrying the load.

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    January 15, 1998

    No Taxation Without Misrepresentation

    A state property-tax goofup means that a poor Colorado county has to pay back a huge oil company.

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    March 20, 1997

    He Always Plays His Bills

    For Senate Majority Leader Jeff Wells, the game's the thing.

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    February 6, 1997

    Class Warfare

    As they battle for bigger budgets, Colorado educators get a crash course in fundraising.

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    January 23, 1997

    Forward to the Past

    What will happen when Denver's model of integration, Manual High, returns to the old days of segregation?

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    December 12, 1996

    Truth or D.A.R.E.

    The anti-drug program definitely works--in trying to promote its own survival.

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    May 9, 1996

    Study Break

    Barnes Business College may have shut down, but it's still giving taxpayers the business.

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    August 23, 1995

    SCHOOL'S OUT

    WHY IS P.S. 1 THE ONLY NEW CHARTER SCHOOL TO SURVIVE? ASK DPS.

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    April 12, 1995
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    March 29, 1995

    CHARTER MEMBERS

    WHEN TWO DPS TEACHERS DECIDED TO OPEN A NEW SCHOOL, THEY DISCOVERED THEY HAD A LOT TO LEARN.

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    November 30, 1994

    PRACTICE WHAT YOU TEACH

    DELIA ARMSTRONG-BUSBY HAS DEVOTED HER LIFE TO LEARNING. BUT THIS LAST LESSON CAME HARD.A MATTER OF PRINCIPAL DELIA ARMSTRONG-BUSBY IS SMART. SHE'S TOUGH. AND SHE'S OUTTA THERE.

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    September 21, 1994
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    July 20, 1994

    CLASS STRUGGLE

    THE WINNERS AND LOSERS AFTER A YEAR OF THE CHARTER-SCHOOL LAW.

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    June 1, 1994

    THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST?

    A TEACHER CHALLENGES GIFTED PROGRAMS AS BIASED.

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    May 25, 1994
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    May 25, 1994
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