Colorado Tried to Comply with ESSA But a Lawsuit is Proving Some Don’t Actually Want Every Student to Succeed

Just a couple weeks into the school year, six Colorado school districts and two education associations are still trying to stop a new law aimed at increasing the success of students in foster care. Yes, you read that correctly, and believe it or not, it gets worse. For added context, the Every Students Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires state departments of…

Northeast Denver Charter Schools Show Bright Spots in Student Achievement

The debate over how to best educate kids in Far Northeast Denver has reached one of it’s highest points in nearly a decade. Depending on who you ask, there’s either too many charter schools or not enough. Others argue the innovation schools simply aren’t cutting it. And some say the real problem is the absence of a comprehensive high school.…

To become the “State of Education,” we all have a role in improving the state of our education system for all kids to thrive

A group of Colorado leaders known as the Education Leadership Council wants to make Colorado “The State of Education.” To do that, they’re looking at revamping our statewide education system and they want Coloradans to tell them about the most important skills, competencies and learning environments to better prepare all kids for success in the 21st century workforce.    It’s…