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Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
The field of 69 applicants for superintendent of Jefferson County Schools has been winnowed down to 11 top candidates. Those candidates, coming from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, … more
To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry to the first World War, Red Rocks Community College hosted a campus-wide experiential learning day on April 6. The event featured staff and … more
Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the … more
This year’s self-inflicted budget “crisis” is part of a larger calamity that we’ve seen developing in Jeffco schools since we moved here from Alberta Canada seven years ago. Unfortunately, it is one that district management and boards have … more
As your Jeffco Board of Education, we make it our core mission to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. Funding challenges at the state level (Colorado owes K-12 education over $800 million a year, and that … more
The charter for Mountain Phoenix Community School in Wheat Ridge was approved for another three years. The Jefferson County Board of Education voted unanimously March 9 to renew the schools charter application on a three year contract with the … more
Jefferson County Public Schools has narrowed down the qualifications for its next superintendent. Throughout February, the district held 13 stakeholder focus groups, five community and six staff forums, and conducted a superintendent profile … more
Staff from the Keystone Policy Center came away from the first meeting on the best way to increase blended learning opportunities — using a digital component for some or all of the instruction — with good and bad news. The good news — there … more
New boundaries for elementary schools in Golden have been approved for the 2017-18 school year. Because of the closure of Pleasant View Elementary School — which the Jefferson County Board of Education approved on Feb. 9 — new school boundary … more
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