How do you help young children cope with a terrible tragedy?
A first-grade teacher in Aurora has come up with a way. Every day after recess, the kids in Megan Anderson's class at Peoria Elementary sit on the classroom's alphabet rug and talk about the kind things they've done that day. Each kind ac ... More >>
Update: Arrowwood Elementary parent Rachel Drummond had objections to a play scheduled for her daughter's second-grade class today, due to references to Native Americans as "savages" and a speech that overtly referred to a higher power. However, Douglas County School District public information offi ... More >>
FlickrA third-grader at Foothill Elementary in Boulder brought a couple of unusual items to school yesterday: two live bullets.
He's still alive, too, even though he pounded one of the bullets with a rock. But is he looking at mandatory punishment under post-Columbine zero-tolerance policies ... More >>
George H.W. Bush.As noted in our blog about a Douglas County school allowing parents to opt out of letting their kids watch President Barack Obama's speech to children on Tuesday, we pointed out that other Commanders-in-Chief have directly addressed younglings -- among them President George W ... More >>
Abraham Lincoln (or at least John Voehl in Lincoln regalia) meets Bill Ritter.
February is to Abraham Lincoln impersonators what July is to ice cream men, Sunday is to preachers and 2 a.m. is to phone-sex operators.
And Littleton's John Voehl is no exception. He started the month by helping ... More >>
The logo of Rishel Middle School.
Last night, emotions were high at the Denver Public Schools' board meeting. Many controversial issues were on the table: new charter-school proposals, a plan to have several schools share space with one another, and the much-protested idea of closing struggling ... More >>
ELEVEN TREATMENT PROGRAMS LATER, TEENAGER SPENCER DAY WAS STILL MOLESTING CHILDREN. NOW HE'S IN PRISON UNTIL 2058.THIS BOY'S LIFE LAST YEAR 17-YEAR-OLD SPENCER DAY MOLESTED THREE MORE BOYS. OLD HABITS ARE HARD TO BREAK.