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Education sees a $6.2 million grant, student competitions and an investigation

A $6.2 million dollar grant was given to Safe Communities Safe Schools by the National Institute of Justice, students presented business ideas and competed against each other for cash prizes, and threatening comments made on Facebook led to an investigation, this week in Boulder Valley School District. 387 more words


School board elections edge closer

Residents in Boulder and across Colorado are called to cast their ballots on Nov. 3 for new school board candidates. As that date draws closer, newspapers have increased coverage of  the candidates and contested issues. 363 more words


To cook or not to cook? How to allocate $10M is the question.

In November 2014 BVSD voters approved a $576.5 million bond program that is based upon the recommendations and findings from Educational Facilities Master Plan. 760 more words


Big changes coming to Centaurus; Community ready

Centaurus High School parents, students and leaders gathered last Thursday night for a community visioning workshop designed to inform the community about upcoming renovations to the school and to gather input and feedback. 478 more words


Money, money, money

Education is important.  It’s also expensive. This week, a variety of issues give insight into Colorado schools’ financial situations.

Board OKs outside building study

It appears Boulder Valley School District isn’t the only district looking to improve school facilites.  159 more words


Contention in the Classroom

Heated discussions regarding a variety of classroom issues surface this week, both nationwide and at a local level. All up for debate: school dress codes, a school board election, and the feasibility of a local charter school. 239 more words


Boulder residents praise schools, note problems

Boulder’s Scott Carpenter Park was a hive of activity when I walked through it Tuesday evening.

Bikers wearing helmets and riding gear gathered on the sloped lawn, girls unrolled yoga mats and took up precarious poses, small children toddled around the playground equipment, and dogs bounded into and out of the pool, spraying their owners with water. 398 more words