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Education : Page 3

School Daze

This month, more than 250,000 college students across the state start a new academic year. In honor of their return, here’s a brief look at the good, the bad, and the humorous at six schools along the Front Range.

Good Talk

Nerd alert: Check out Cafe Scientifique.

Dinosaur Hunter

Joe Sertich never outgrew his childhood love of dinosaurs. Instead, the Denver native parlayed his youthful obsession into a career as a paleontologist.

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Lunch, Elevated

Colorado is at the forefront of school-food reform, thanks to from-scratch meals.

Ping-Pong Wizard

Table tennis rallies in Denver with the opening of Ace Eat Serve on 17th Avenue.

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Stuck in the Middle

As students begin their adolescent years, middle school can be a time of monumental change. Yet, too often, these schools seem to fail their pupils. Here, we spotlight the local middle schools that are making the grade, and examine why others are not.

Forward Progress

Fresh off a national championship with the University of Alabama, Colorado State University’s new head football coach, Jim McElwain, thinks he can remake the hapless Rams. He’d better, because his bosses are counting on a newly energized football program to do a lot more for CSU than simply win games.

We Are The World

Language immersion schools have become wildly popular in Colorado and nationwide. But are they really as great as advertised?

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Closer to Home

Three Front Range soccer programs to watch this fall.

Futbol U.

Durango’s Fort Lewis College looks across the pond to become a soccer powerhouse.

Crossroads

Experts are learning that there may be a correlation between students' grades and their health.

Back To School

Ever think about finally getting that advanced degree to push you just a bit further up the ladder? Or have you ever considered switching careers altogether? Meet four Denverites who’ve done just that—and learn how do it yourself.

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