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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
Sitting in a cafeteria, wearing his beloved sky blue Hawaiian shirt, Mike Seymour presents himself as a confident, well-rounded individual. But not so long ago, he says mental illness and substance abuse plagued his life. But through a … more
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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
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