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Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more

School Choice 2021

Indoor air quality pilot program results for Jeffco Schools

In a recent Jeffco School Board study session, board members heard a presentation on the results of an indoor air quality pilot program. Toward the end of the presentation, Kimber Preece, a District … more

Adapted athletics students take to the football field

Jeffco Schools adapted athletics students from across the district competed Oct. 20 in Flag Football Day at Trailblazer Stadium and Creighton Middle School. “These kids, often times they get … more

Election 2021: Colorado school board election spending skyrockets

More cash flowed into Colorado school board contests this year than in previous election cycles as teacher unions, charter school advocates and wealthy individual donors opened their purse strings to … more

Election 2021: Colorado school board election spending skyrockets

More cash is flowing into Colorado school board contests this year than in previous election cycles as teacher unions, charter school advocates and wealthy individual donors open their purse strings to influence closely contested races across the state. more

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking. more

Colo. kids fell behind on math during pandemic

Colorado students tumbled further behind in math as the pandemic closed schools and learning went largely virtual, according to a new analysis of this year’s state assessments results. The report … more

CTE opportunities for Jeffco students — an overview

Career and Technical Education (CTE) was the main topic of October’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting. Seen as a pathway to career and college readiness, CTE has been a component of Jeffco schools … more

Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election … more

Candidate profile: Kathy Miks

Profession: Engineer Residence: Littleton Campaign Website: miksforjeffcostudents.com Why are you seeking this office? I want to make a positive difference in our community. My Jeffco education … more

Candidate profile: Theresa Shelton

Profession: Licensed CPA with 35 years of experience in finance and operations; member of Colorado State University’s Accounting Advisory Board. Residence: Golden Campaign Website: … more

Candidate profile: Paula Reed

Profession: Customer Service/Retired Teacher Residence: Lakewood Campaign Website: Paulareedforjeffcoschools.com Why are you seeking this office? Over the years, I have watched decisions made by … more

Candidate profile: David Johnson

Profession: Behavioral Health executive Residence: Evergreen Campaign Website: www.decisiontime.org Why are you seeking this office? To be of service to the community. What makes you the best person … more

Candidate profile: Jeff Wilhite

Profession: Banking and Construction Lending Residence: Westminster/Westbrook Campaign website: wilhiteforjeffcostudents.com Why are you seeking this office? Superintendent Tracy Dorland wants to … more

Candidate profile: Danielle Varda

Profession: Professor, University of CO Denver, School of Public Affairs; CEO and Founder, Visible Network Labs Residence: Arvada Campaign Website: daniellevardaforjeffcoschools.com/ Why are you … more

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools. more

New child care center at RRCC

A recent generous grant of $40,000.00 from the Buell Foundation will support the operations of the Children’s Center at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC). Established in 1998, the Children’s … more

A great Golden Homecoming

Golden High School football fans had a lot to celebrate at homecoming this year, including a parade with fans lining both sides of Washington Avenue and a 28-6 win over Standley Lake at Colorado … more
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