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A public gathering of five Colorado school board presidents sparked concern among some in Jefferson County who are uneasy about the direction their current school board may be heading. The Jan. 8 meeting at Jose O'Shea's restaurant in Lakewood … more
During a heated discussion, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted for a third time, 3-2, to table a decision about financing future facilities amid growing enrollment concerns. “Let’s not overrun our $99 million dollar budget, let’s … more
Colorado's two Democratic senators split votes on a failed effort in the U.S. Senate on Nov. 18 to move forward with construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. Sixty votes were needed to pass the bill in order to prevent a … more
More than 70 Evergreen High School students stood outside of the Jefferson County Education Center, 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, in protest of a “censorship” in the classroom, Monday, Sept. 22. The protest stems from a resolution, authored … more
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
Much will be on the line when ballots are counted across the state next week, but one county in particular – and voters' reaction to controversies involving the school board there – could … 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
The introduction of powdered alcohol is raising concern across the nation, and Colorado is joining other states in attempts to ban the substance through legislation until lawmakers and state officials get a handle on it. Powdered alcohol, dubbed … more
Two candidates with good name recognition are seeking a job as part of a down-ticket ballot race that isn't getting the same kind of attention as other statewide contests. “It doesn't get talked about compared to the congressional races, but … more
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