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Education

Student dies after fall from window on CMU campus

Student dies after fall from window on CMU campusA man died early Saturday morning after falling from the fourth story window of a building on the Colorado Mesa University campus, according to Grand Junction Police.
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Education

9NEWS raises questions over $600K project

9NEWS raises questions over $600K project9News raises questions about a $600,000 spent by JeffCo Schools to create a cloud for student data.
  • Education
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Education

Bookworms unite: It's National Reading Day

Bookworms unite: It's National Reading DayFriday marks National Reading Day.
  • Education
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Education

Study: Art programs help struggling schools

Study: Art programs help struggling schoolsA national committee releases a study showing the arts programs can help struggling schools turn around.
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Education

DPS celebrates continuing gains in graduation rate

DPS celebrates continuing gains in graduation rateOn-time graduation rates in Denver Public Schools has increased for the sixth year in a row.
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Education

Students say relations improve 6 weeks after protests

Students say relations improve 6 weeks after protestsSix weeks after student protests in Denver, students say relations with police are starting to improve, slowly.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Features

CSU grad produces Oscar-nominated animated short

CSU grad produces Oscar-nominated animated shortThe dam keeper's job was to keep the darkness away, but Duncan Ramsay's was to make sure "The Dam Keeper" came out.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Tech

KidsTek celebrates 15 years of technology education

KidsTek celebrates 15 years of technology educationKidsTek, a nonprofit that aims to make kids more technologically literate, is celebrating its 15th anniversary.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Steve Spangler Science

Parents: Your students' survival guide for science fair

Parents: Your students' survival guide for science fairSpangler and his team share steps you need to take to turn a fun demonstration into a real science experiment.
  • Steve Spangler Science
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Education

Lockdown lifted at Colorado Mesa University

Lockdown lifted at Colorado Mesa UniversityA lockdown at Colorado Mesa University has been lifted, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Adams State University addresses academic fraud

Adams State University addresses academic fraudAdams State University is freezing new enrollments in its print-based correspondence courses pending an external review of the student verification process.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

CU-Boulder student center renovation plans stalled

CU-Boulder student center renovation plans stalledPlans for renovating and expanding the University of Colorado-Boulder student center have been put on hold for at least three years because the university's financing options are limited.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

CSU to break ground on stadium this summer

CSU to break ground on stadium this summerCSU plans to begin construction of its controversial new on-campus stadium this summer so it can be open in time for the 2017 football season.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

Student: 'Why do homework?'

Student: 'Why do homework?'A freshman at Douglas County High School has a point that he wants school districts to hear: "why do homework?"
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

JeffCo considers creating another 7-12 high school

JeffCo considers creating another 7-12 high schoolJeffCo Schools proposes the creation of another grade 7-12 high school, the second time in two weeks.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Lockout lifted at Columbine High School

Lockout lifted at Columbine High SchoolColumbine High School received a bomb threat at 10:40 a.m.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Education

School districts discuss suicide among students

School districts discuss suicide among studentsSchool districts get together to talk about how to handle suicide prevention and response.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

No weapon found after Denver school threat

No weapon found after Denver school threatNothing was found after police received an anonymous phone call about a possible weapon on school grounds.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Events

Girl Scout camp registration begins Tuesday

Girl Scout camp registration begins TuesdayGirl Scout camp registration for summer 2015 starts Tuesday.
  • Events
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Rancher takes advantage of online school

Rancher takes advantage of online schoolOne of the people at the 109th annual National Western Stock Show is a Denver student who does not always spend a lot of time in Denver.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Bipartisan bill seeks to simplify FAFSA

Bipartisan bill seeks to simplify FAFSASenator Michael Bennet (D., Colo.) proposed a bill Wednesday with Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) to reduce the number of questions on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Colleges expect influx under free tuition plan

Colleges expect influx under free tuition planPresident Obama wants to create a system where the first two years of community college are free.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

State Board of Education approves testing waiver

State Board of Education approves testing waiverThe State Board of Education approves a waiver for districts to opt out of some standardized tests.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

CU to offer 1st fully online degree this fall

CU to offer 1st fully online degree this fallThe University of Colorado plans to offer its first fully online bachelor's degree this fall.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Group challenges students to solve real social problems

Group challenges students to solve real social problemsThe Aspen Initiative challenges students to solve real problems at school.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Education

Stock show gives scholarships to ag students in need

Stock show gives scholarships to ag students in needScott Martell, who grew up on a family farm near Houston, has wanted to be a veterinarian since he was a kid.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Education

District discusses proposal to reshape Jefferson area

District discusses proposal to reshape Jefferson areaJefferson County Schools hosts community meetings to discuss changes at Jefferson High School and its feeder schools.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago