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Update: Roots Elementary to Begin Leadership Search

Jon Hanover, founder of Roots Elementary in northeast Denver, will vacate his position as executive director at the end of the school year.

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Work In Progress

For young Latino/Latina job seekers, landing a gig can be tough. These three initiatives are here to help.

Testing Ground

When Jon Hanover launched Roots Elementary, a charter school in Northeast Park Hill, in 2015, he hoped to create an innovative, high-performing community school by transforming the way elementary education is taught—all on a spot once devastated by gang violence. Two years later, has the school made the grade?

New School

Colorado is launching a first-in-the-country apprenticeship program that’s designed to let students earn it all: a diploma, a degree, and a middle-class wage. The best part? It’s free.

38 Cool Colorado Classes For Adults

From learning to scuba dive or brew beer to building a guitar or joining a curling league, we found a plethora of local ways to nurture your intellect, challenge yourself, or just have some fun as you continue your coursework in Life 101.

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Collaboration Is Key at Colorado STEM Academy

This Westminster-based elementary and middle school combines sciences with arts to teach kids practical skills they can take to high school, college, and beyond. 

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The College Admissions Test

College admissions deadlines begin November 1. How well do you know what it takes to matriculate? 

Pop Quiz

Many parents and students are fed up with what they view as excessive standardized testing. Will the burgeoning opt-out movement save Colorado schools—or endanger them?

Changing Courses

Johnson & Wales unveils its $17 million renovation of a 99-year-old National Historic Landmark.

Cloud Curriculum

Denver's Schoolrunner connects teachers so students perform better.

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The New College Try

Colorado colleges develop curriculum for budding startup superstars.

Education 2014: Minding The Bottom Line

A look at life in five elementary schools in the Denver Public Schools district a year after voters turned down Amendment 66. 

Head of the Class

How Colorado has helped fund construction of new, LEED-certified schools.

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