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Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
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Ed-Tech Policy Millions of Students Got Free Home Internet for Remote Learning. How Long Will It Last?
Time and money are running out on temporary agreements between districts and ISPs. Broadband advocates want a federal solution.
Benjamin Herold, March 10, 2021
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Susana Cordova, deputy superintendent of leading and learning at the Dallas Independent School District
Susana Cordova, deputy superintendent of leading and learning at the Dallas Independent School District.
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College & Workforce Readiness Leader To Learn From An Untapped Path to Equity Runs Through Career-Technical Education
Former EdWeek Leader to Learn From Susana Cordova, now with the Dallas district, highlights how CTE could be harnessed to create equity.
Susana Cordova, February 17, 2021
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Superintendent Susana Cordova looks on as students work on laptops in a classroom in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver.
Denver Superintendent Susana Cordova looks on as students work on laptops in a classroom in Newlon Elementary School. She announced earlier this month she would step down to take a job in Dallas.
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School & District Management Ex-Board Members, All Women, Take Denver School Board to Task
In an unusual public letter, the 14 former board members accuse the current board of driving Superintendent Susana Cordova out of the job.
Stephen Sawchuk, November 23, 2020
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School & District Management Will Academia Give Rural Schools the Attention They Need?
A push to open a center devoted to research and professional development for rural K-12 holds promise for educators who work in small, isolated communities.
Denisa R. Superville, January 21, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Colorado
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Superintendent: Immigrant Students Need a Safe Harbor in School
In the wake of anti-immigrant violence, we must help make sure that all students feel welcomed, writes Susana Cordova.
Susana Cordova, August 19, 2019
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School Climate & Safety Colorado Shooting Underscores Challenges of Keeping Students Safe (Video)
The STEM School shooting underscores the huge challenges educators face in keeping students safe, even as fatal and injurious gunfire inside K-12 schools remains statistically rare.
Michelle Goldchain, May 10, 2019
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Frank DeAngelis, Columbine High School's principal from 1996-2014, visits the Columbine Memorial in Littleton, Colo., earlier this week.
Frank DeAngelis, Columbine High School's principal from 1996-2014, visits the Columbine Memorial in Littleton, Colo., earlier this week.
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School Climate & Safety Opinion 'I've Had a Lot of Survivor's Guilt': Columbine High's Former Principal on Healing His Community
Frank DeAngelis, who was the principal of Columbine High School from 1996-2014, talks about the steps he took to heal students and staff in the wake of the school shooting.
April 16, 2019
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Federal John Hickenlooper, Who Helped Start a Scholarship Program For Needy High School Students, Announces Presidential Run
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who helped initiate a shakeup of Denver Public Schools, has announced that he's running for president as a Democrat in 2020.
Alyson Klein, March 4, 2019
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States Watch: A Year After Parkland Shooting, States Counting on Student Tips to Help Prevent School Violence
A year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, more states are setting up anonymous tip lines to help prevent school violence. Learn more about their efforts, and the challenges that come with them, in this video report.
Evie Blad, February 13, 2019
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Margaret Flynn, front, a 7th grade teacher in Denver public schools, led other teachers in a march during a rally outside the state Capitol on Jan. 30.
Margaret Flynn, front, a 7th grade teacher in Denver public schools, led other teachers in a march during a rally outside the state Capitol on Jan. 30.
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Teaching Profession Denver Teachers to Strike Over Merit-Pay System
In Denver, teachers will go on strike Monday to protest a performance-pay system that’s been in place for 15 years. The dispute is illustrative of a larger national shift away from differentiated pay.
Madeline Will, February 6, 2019
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Teaching Profession Ex-Obama Adviser Who Championed Teacher Evaluations to Seek Senate Seat
Can a Democrat with a record of tying test scores to teacher evaluations win a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado? Mike Johnston, a former Obama campaign adviser, wants to find out.
Andrew Ujifusa, January 31, 2019
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Colorado’s new Democratic governor, Jared Polis, has advocated for funds to enable all of the state's school districts to offer full-day kindergarten.
Colorado’s new Democratic governor, Jared Polis, has advocated for funds to enable all of the state's school districts to offer full-day kindergarten.
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Early Childhood New Governors Aim to Funnel Money Into Early Education
After campaigning on the expansion of preschool and other early-childhood programs, governors in California, Colorado, and elsewhere are reflecting those priorities in their budget pitches.
Christina A. Samuels, January 30, 2019
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