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College less affordable, Co Higher Ed Chief warns

Posted: 03/30/2011 - Colorado's Higher Education Chief says college is less affordable for middle-class Coloradans, and decreasing state funding for higher education is challenging attempts to get more people into classrooms.

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Fighting Back: Video raises questions about handling bullies

Updated: 03/24/2011 - An Australian teen is making international headlines after being suspended for fighting back against a bully at school. Now his story is stirring up a new debate about bullying all over the world, including right here in the Grand Valley.

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School discipline review on hold

Posted: 03/08/2011 - A plan to review whether Colorado schools are too quick to send unruly students to police is on hold as Colorado Senators worry how much the discipline review would cost.

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Montrose and Olathe Schools Facing Major Budget Cuts

Posted: 03/04/2011 - A year after riding out the budget storm better than most, Montrose and Olathe Schools are now right with other districts across the state -- caught between major cuts and providing a quality education.

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11 News Special Report: Roughed Up at Recess

Updated: 02/22/2011 - A recent study by the Family and Work Institute shows that one-third of kids are bullied at least once a month -- and six out of ten teens say they see bullying at least once per day. Experts say it's a growing problem that affects every corner of the nation, including right here on the Western Slope.

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Tampa mom makes son wear sign announcing 1.22 GPA

Posted: 02/21/2011 - A Tampa mother is defending her decision to stick her teenage son on a street corner with a sign that says, among other things, “GPA 1.22 ... honk if I need education.”

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D51 Board Members "Interested" in School Uniforms

Updated: 02/16/2011 - Could District 51 students be required to wear school uniforms in the future? Two school board members say it's a possibility they would like to explore as they look for ways to cut down on bullying and teasing.

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