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Man assaulted on CSU plaza while preaching

Man assaulted on CSU plaza while preachingColorado State University Police are investigating an assault on campus after a man was punched on the school's plaza Thursday afternoon, CSU spokeswoman Dell Rae Ciaravola confirmed.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Plans to combine 2 Denver schools rejected

Plans to combine 2 Denver schools rejectedA plan to merge two Denver high schools will not move forward.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

DPS launches city wide job shadowing program

DPS launches city wide job shadowing programDenver Public School launches a city wide job shadowing program to help students explore science-related fields.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

Horizon High School dismissed after power outage

Horizon High School dismissed after power outageHorizon High School was dismissed after a power outage Thursday morning, according to Adams 12.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Fired science teacher did not have state license

Fired science teacher did not have state licenseThe teacher fired after his science experiment injured four students, one seriously, did not have a teacher's license.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

District seeks 'innovation status' to skip tests

District seeks 'innovation status' to skip testsThe Douglas County School District is seeking 'innovation status' to waive the requirement to give mandatory tests.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Teacher fired after lab accident at school burns 4

Teacher fired after lab accident at school burns 4A chemistry teacher has been fired after four students were burned, one seriously, when a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory while the teacher was conducting a demonstration with methanol.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Steve Spangler Science

Spangler: Halloween slime recipe

Spangler: Halloween slime recipeAll October, 9NEWS Science Guy Steve Spangler is sharing the coolest science recipes.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Weld County school debuts new school safety system

Weld County school debuts new school safety systemThe BluePoint Alert System has been installed at Weld Central High School.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Aspen school puts limits on noise in cafeteria

Aspen school puts limits on noise in cafeteriaParents in Aspen are upset after elementary school administrators put strict limits on noise in the cafeteria.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

3 schools on secure perimeter due to police activity

3 schools on secure perimeter due to police activity3 schools are on secure perimeter due to police activity in the area.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

2 girls arrested after elementary school vandalized

2 girls arrested after elementary school vandalizedTwo juveniles are in custody after vandalism at a Jefferson County elementary school caused it to close Monday.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Charter school duplicates success across the city

Charter school duplicates success across the cityAcross the nation, this question sometimes arises: When schools show success in hard-to-teach areas, why can't those programs just be duplicated? The Denver School of Science and Technology is doing exactly that.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

JeffCo scraps one proposal, approves another

JeffCo scraps one proposal, approves anotherThe Jefferson County School Board scraps one proposal to review AP U.S. History, but approves another.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Girl receives leftover lunch money years later

Girl receives leftover lunch money years laterA 23-year-old got a check for $7.30 from Cherry Creek School District - five years too late.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Pertussis worsens in Windsor-area schools

Pertussis worsens in Windsor-area schoolsPertussis, also known as whooping cough, is widespread in Weld County schools.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

CO ranks high in education report card for parents

CO ranks high in education report card for parentsThe higher a state's grade, the more parents are given access and information about learning options for their kids.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

School evacuated after small fire in science room

School evacuated after small fire in science roomThunder Ridge Middle School had to be evacuated Friday morning after a small, contained fire.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Questions remain after Jeffco curriculum review vote

Questions remain after Jeffco curriculum review voteIn a 3-2 vote, the Jefferson County board of education voted Thursday to adopt a proposal penned by Superintendent Dan McMinimee to create a new curriculum review committee.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Protest planned for JeffCo school board meeting

Protest planned for JeffCo school board meetingTurnout is expected to be high for the meeting.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

What if JeffCo students walk out on Count Day?

What if JeffCo students walk out on Count Day?When students have been walking out of school, they've been doing it to make a statement. Now, there's talk of students walking out on Oct. 1 to potentially make a financial impact on the Jefferson County School District.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Education

What happens on count day at schools?

What happens on count day at schools?Each year, schools in Colorado's 178 districts take note of all students who show up on count day.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Absent JeffCo teachers may be disciplined

Absent JeffCo teachers may be disciplinedClasses have been cancelled Monday at two Jefferson County high schools.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Life

Teen takes laser-cat yearbook photo with principal

Teen takes laser-cat yearbook photo with principalDraven Rodriguez made national headlines this month when he released a photo he wanted as his senior portrait for his high school's yearbook.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

A look at the JeffCo Outdoor Lab's new fundraiser

A look at the JeffCo Outdoor Lab's new fundraiserThree years ago, the two mountain campuses of the Jefferson County Schools Outdoor Lab Program nearly closed due to lack of funding. Shannon Hancock is working to make sure that never happens again.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Life

Clay humans, plant life, underwater robots, oh my!

Clay humans, plant life, underwater robots, oh my!Hundreds of local students spent their Saturday taking part in an event designed to spark interest in science and technology.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

The College Board supports Jeffco protests

The College Board supports Jeffco protestsThe College Board releases a statement on the student protests in Jefferson County.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago