Any break from school means an opportunity to spend some time relaxing and enjoying family. On the flip side, this time off can quickly lead to cabin fever. So, how can parents battle holiday boredom while also creating opportunities for academic growth during school holidays? The key is to make the experiences and learning opportunities meaningful to… Read More »
One of the reasons the Colorado School Grades coalition exists is to give parents the tools they need to choose as well as improve a school. If your school didn’t get a great grade, it’s not time to feel bad about it – it’s time to take action! We’re here to help. Here are a… Read More »
Are you excited about how well your school did on Colorado School Grades this year? One of the best things about success is the ability to celebrate it. Here are a few ways to share your joy with the community. 1. SHOUT IT OUT! Tell your friends and family not just how well your school… Read More »
by Alisha Janes Slavens K-8 School is a high-performing neighborhood school located in southeast Denver. I recently took a short tour of Slavenswith the principal, Kurt Siebold, who was happy to show the school’s new expansion. The updated school features shiny-new additions, right next to the older and more-traditional buildings, in much the same way that instruction at… Read More »
Colorado School Grades updates each year after the Colorado State Board of Education publicly releases the state’s school performance growth data. That happened last week, so we are thrilled to announce this year’s top schools. Earlier this week, we recognized Colorado’s A+ Elementary Schools; yesterday, the A+ Middle Schools. And today, last but not least, the A+ High Schools.… Read More »
Colorado School Grades updates each year after the Colorado State Board of Education publicly releases the state’s school performance growth data. That happened last week, so we are thrilled to announce this year’s top schools. Yesterday, we recognized Colorado’s A+ Elementary Schools. Today, the A+ Middle schools. Congratulations!
Keeping track of the state’s education news is an easy way to stay on top of and get involved in important issues for you and your family. Here are a few ways to keep track of what’s new in education: 1. Sign up for email updates from Colorado School Grades 2. Like Colorado School Grades on Facebook… Read More »
All schools in Colorado have parents at the helm of an Accountability Committee, making sure performance, budgeting, and other important school issues are up to snuff. Want to dig deep into what these Accountability Committees can and should be doing? Click here. FOR A QUICK OVERVIEW, HERE ARE FOUR QUICK POINTS ON WHAT TO LOOK… Read More »