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Literacy bill gains preliminary approval in House

March 28, 2012 | 12:21 PM
House Bill 12-1238, addressing student literacy from kindergarten through third grade, received preliminary approval from the Colorado House on March 20....more>

Pursuing freedom

High school student latches on to liberty group

March 28, 2012 | 01:04 PM
Patrick Kane isn't intimidated by rubbing shoulders with college students. The Lakewood High School senior recently trekked cross country with nine college students to attend the 5th annual International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D....subscribers>

Scholarship program honor two seniors

March 28, 2012 | 01:15 PM
Making it through high school can be hard, but add in unexpected problems, and it's a wonder that some students ever receive their diplomas. Two students who not only overcame adversity and graduated, but want to go on to college will get some help from Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth....subscribers>

No kidding about economics project

First-graders raise money for Heifer International project

March 28, 2012 | 12:40 PM
It all started in Deana Nunley's first-grade class at Van Arsdale Elementary School in Arvada. The class read a book, "Beatrice's Goat," and an idea was born....subscribers>

Jefferson Foundation purchase backs art show

March 28, 2012 | 01:06 PM
Members of the Jefferson Foundation know quality art when they see it. Every year during the elementary school art show the foundation chooses one piece out of the thousands on display to purchase and exhibit in their office....subscribers>
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Always ready to help

School volunteer gets an A for attendance

March 21, 2012 | 11:30 AM
"I enjoy it," was the only reason Joan Wright gave for why she has hardly missed a day at Lincoln Academy Charter School since she started volunteering in there almost five years ago....subscribers>

Jefferson Foundation purchase backs art show

March 21, 2012 | 11:42 AM
Members of the Jefferson Foundation know quality art when they see it. Every year during the elementary school art show the foundation chooses one piece out of the thousands on display to purchase and exhibit in their office....subscribers>
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Let them have Pi

Students show math skills, celebrate

March 22, 2012 | 11:43 AM
Imagine memorizing and reciting the number Pi. The number, which represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, has been calculated to more than a trillion digits ....subscribers>

Teacher stipend bill passes first test

March 14, 2012 | 12:35 PM
The Colorado House Education Committee gave 13-0 approval March 7 to House Bill 12-1261, which would provide stipends to teachers who hold certifications from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards....subscribers>

Public input considered in budget process

Survey shows class size is community's top concern

March 15, 2012 | 09:47 AM
Christopher Gdowski dreads this time of year. It's budget season for school districts, and Gdowski, superintendent of the Adams 12 Five Star School District, and his leadership team have an anticipated budget reduction of between $14 million and $18 million hanging over their heads....subscribers>
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