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The Jefferson County School Board of Education has taken the next step in its search for a new superintended. To assist in its national search, the district has hired Ray and Associates, Inc., and Iowa-based company that specializes in … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education will be looking for new leadership.Board members voted Thursday, Jan. 12 to engage in a search for a new superintendent.“I want to reiterate that this is … more
Instead of calling Houston to check in with Earth, Comdr. Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station, called Wheat Ridge High School. For 20 minutes on Nov. 18, about 400 students, parents and community members sat in … more
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  The Jefferson County Board of Education set the advertised base salary for its new superintendent at $300,000. “Three hundred does seem like a lot, but I absolutely want … more
Londa Mull isn't your typical couch surfer. “I'm technically homeless, and I chose this,” she said with a smile. After her four adult children moved out, Mull, a 50-year-old former real estate broker's assistant, began looking for a … more
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Samanthia Loomis’ youngest daughter, Autumn, took her first steps in the courtyard at Pennington Elementary. Several of her other children have attended the elementary since her family moved to the area six years ago, and Loomis has been the … more
Five Jefferson County elementary schools have been named for possible closure under the district budget-cutting plan. The proposed school closures would provide the district a savings of $3.5 … more
In Coloradothe average teacher salary varies from more than $71,500 in Boulder — well above the national average of $36,141 — to just over $23,000 in several rural districts. In Jefferson County Public Schools, the average teacher salary is … more
The opportunity to simulate a fire rescue training — with a real fire — in an actual house on its home turf is a unique opportunity for the Golden Fire Department. “It’s just like the real thing,” said Capt. Jeanette Kehoe, the … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
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