The Colorado Legislature is once again tackling the issue of tuition for the children of illegal immigrants, and yesterday, CU's Board of Regents voted 5-4 to support Colorado ASSET, with Republican Regent Tillie Bishop joining the Democrats. The vote came after much passionate discussion -- ... More >>
Why do photovoltaic cells have p-type and n-type layers? *
What causes stars to twinkle?*
If you know the answers to these questions, you might qualify for the winning team of the Colorado Science Bowl. You might even be smarter than a Cherry Creek High school student!
Good news from Denver Public Schools headquarters: In the past five years, the district's dropout rate has declined 42 percent. In the 2005-06 school year, 11.1 percent of students dropped out. In the 2009-10 school year, 6.4 percent of students dropped out. In real numbers, that means an es ... More >>
FlickrUpdate below: New stats show that 72.4 percent of Colorado high school students graduated "on time" in 2010. In other words, 72.4 percent of freshman who started high school in the fall of 2006 donned caps and gowns in the spring of 2010. But is this better or worse than years past? Tha ... More >>
Iuengliss is the brainchild of Bocumast co-owner Tommy Metz. A mess of pop-candy and '80s synth, it's a project that has produced countless releases and remixes. To celebrate the unveiling of Metz's new website, you can snag 07/01, luengliss' first album for free.
Let's be perfectly clear he ... More >>
Being a junior in high school is all about experiencing things for the first time -- your first girlfriend, your first kiss, your first car. But seventeen-year-old Cherry Creek High School junior Zach Heckendorf is clearly not your typical high schooler. While his peers are still trying to figure ... More >>
From 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, you can join honorary hosts Mayor John Hickenlooper and his wife, Helen Thorpe, at the D & F Tower, 1601 Arapahoe Street, for the Platteforum wine and tequila event to benefit ArtLab, an after school youth development program for high school students. The benefit, wh ... More >>
You've had the experience. You're driving in the car or Pandora-ing or even - gasp! - listening to the radio when that song comes on - the one you can't believe you forgot all about. Instantly, you're transported in time and space - back to that kegger during your freshman year when you got so ... More >>
Did Sarah Heideman's prom date smell like... this?
Hard to ignore a press release with this headline: "Brighton High School Senior Excluded From Prom Because Her Date 'Smelled Like Medical Marijuana.'"
According to the release, the incident in question involved Brighton High senior Sarah Heideman, ... More >>
"In this country, we have to let every child -- it doesn't matter if they are documented or undocumented -- live the American dream and have a chance to go to college," Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said yesterday on a tour of Bruce Randolph School with Michael Bennet, the former Denver Publi ... More >>
You know those scenes in all those classic '80s movies like Pretty In Pink or Better Off Dead, where some nameless outfit performs at a school dance while the young protagonists work out whatever assorted teen angst they happen to be grappling with at the time? As we remember it, our prom was exactl ... More >>
The story of how the residents of a little village in World War II-era Vichy France harbored 400 Jewish refugee children from the Nazis already seems tailor-made for the big screen. But documentary filmmaker Lisa Gossels had the real inside story: Her father and uncle were among the children given ... More >>