Colorado is one of just four states where more than 60% of adults aged 25-64 have achieved a professional certificate or degree beyond high school, according to a new Lumina Foundation report.
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Is It Time for Teachers To Get a Raise? | Opinion
Here, Michael Addonizio, an education policy expert at Wayne State University, provides insight on the current state of teacher salaries, whether a collective raise is in order and how one might be achieved.
Colorado Adults Who Never Finished High School Could Get More Help Toward a Diploma
Colorado would boost adult high school diploma programs and also ensure students learn digital literacy skills under two bipartisan bills in the state legislature.
Tribal Leaders Stress Education, Water Issues in First-of-its-Kind Address to Colorado Lawmakers
Leaders of the two federally-recognized Native American tribes within Colorado’s borders used part of their first annual address to the state’s General Assembly to brief lawmakers on the long history of their relations with other governments — beginning with a treaty with the Spanish more than a century before the United States existed.
Discipline and Passion: How Colorado’s Teacher of Year Makes Magic
Long before he was an award-winning middle school band director in Colorado, Jimmy Lee Day II was a Detroit middle-schooler who rarely attended after-school band practice because he didn’t have a ride home.
Academy District 20 Superintendent Retires Amidst Protests Over Book Banning
Research shows that the majority of parents support more education surrounding topics like Native American history, slavery, and present-day racism, for their children.
Online Enrollment Grows in Colorado But Some Say More Accountability is Needed
Enrollment in online schools in Colorado grew steadily before the pandemic, then surged as schools shut down in spring 2020, despite overall enrollment in public schools dropping.
Most Colorado K-3 Teachers Finish Science of Reading Training
The vast majority of Colorado’s early elementary teachers have completed training on the science of reading — a milestone in the state’s ongoing effort to boost reading proficiency rates among Colorado schoolchildren.
Deep Data Dive Finds Cost Biggest Barrier for Native Students
The biggest obstacle facing Indigenous students completing college degrees is cost, according to a new collaborative study by the National Native Scholarships Providers.