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In late 1996, Terry Croy Lewis and a small group of parents decided they wanted a different choice for their children’s education. They wanted a Core Knowledge concept that would provide a clear channel marker for student progress and a uniform … more
Staff reportDan McMinimee has stepped down from his position as Superintendent of Jefferson County Schools and and Terry Elliott will serve as interim acting superintendent as the Board of Education … more
Budget cuts for the gifted and talented program, social and emotional learning specialists, literacy interventionist and custodial and transportation services have been temporarily lifted, … more
Jeffco Board of Education will move forward with closing Pleasant View Elementary School in Golden next school year. Peck Elementary in Arvada, Pennington Elementary in Wheat Ridge, Stober … more
Sixth graders in Arvada and Wheat Ridge articulation areas will stay at elementary school in the fall — following Jeffco Board of Education’s original plan. At the Feb. 9 board of … more
  The Jefferson County Board of Education set the advertised base salary for its new superintendent at $300,000. “Three hundred does seem like a lot, but I absolutely want … more
Five Jefferson County elementary schools have been named for possible closure under the district budget-cutting plan. The proposed school closures would provide the district a savings of $3.5 … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
The Douglas County Board of Education has extended the contract of Interim Superintendent Erin Kane through the 2017-18 school year, meaning the school district will continue to hold off on a search … more
Great Work Montessori School’s charter was denied for the second time by the Jefferson County Board of Education Jan. 12. The schools proposed located is Sheridan and Center Avenue in East Lakewood. Financial instabilities were the the reason why three of the five board members voted not to approve the charter. Great Work Montessori School’s charter was once again denied by the Jefferson County Board … more
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