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An empty parking lot symbolizes more than a school closure. Late Thursday evening, Standley Lake and Conifer high schools canceled classes for Friday, Sept. 19, following a … more
The Jeffco Schools board of education approved a salary cap limit for teachers by a 3-2 vote Thursday, Sept. 18. Board members John Newkirk, Julie Williams and Ken Witt voted in favor with Lesley Dahlkemper and Jill Fellman opposed. “We … more
And so it continues. Sixteen of the district’s 17 neighborhood high schools have raised voices against a resolution to review the Advanced Placement U.S. … more
With enrollment numbers on the rise, members of the northwest Arvada community are wondering where their kids are going to go to school next year. “We are starting to feel this influx that's affecting our classes in different ways,” said … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education discussed the following legislation during its Jan. 15 regular business meeting. Board members in attendance were President Ken Witt, First Vice President … more
Two Jeffco schools closed Friday, Sept. 19 due to a large volume of teacher absences. Rumors of the 'sick-day' festered among those at the Sept. 18 board meeting, following the receipt of a … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
With several days worth of chants and placard waving, Jeffco high school students expressed opposition to oversight of the district's AP U.S. History course. Students across Jeffco walked out of … more
The Westridge Elementary school Webelos Pack No. 606 earned citizenship badges at Brighton’s city council meeting last Tuesday evening. The 11 fourth-grade boys led city council members and the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance then each boy … more
Colorado Supreme Court justices asked pointed questions about the potential impact of voucher programs on public schools, among other issues, during the long-awaited oral arguments surrounding the … more
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