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The field of 69 applicants for superintendent of Jefferson County Schools has been winnowed down to 11 top candidates. Those candidates, coming from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, … more
To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry to the first World War, Red Rocks Community College hosted a campus-wide experiential learning day on April 6. The event featured staff and … more
Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the … more
This year’s self-inflicted budget “crisis” is part of a larger calamity that we’ve seen developing in Jeffco schools since we moved here from Alberta Canada seven years ago. Unfortunately, it is one that district management and boards have … more
As your Jeffco Board of Education, we make it our core mission to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. Funding challenges at the state level (Colorado owes K-12 education over $800 million a year, and that … more
The charter for Mountain Phoenix Community School in Wheat Ridge was approved for another three years. The Jefferson County Board of Education voted unanimously March 9 to renew the schools charter application on a three year contract with the … more
New boundaries for elementary schools in Golden have been approved for the 2017-18 school year. Because of the closure of Pleasant View Elementary School — which the Jefferson County Board of Education approved on Feb. 9 — new school boundary … more
Even before coming to Wheat Ridge High School this year, Collin Warren knew that he wanted to be a pilot, but the road to the sky was a little foggy. Thanks to the contacts and information he’s received as part of the high school’s Shades of … more
Foster Elementary in Arvada is one of six dual language elementary school in the Jefferson County School District, teaching students both English- and Spanish-language skills. But even if the students from that program continue their language … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education is in negotiations with the Jefferson County Educators Association and the Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association to increase salaries. Increasing compensation for teachers and staff has been at … more
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