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Poll: Most want easier way to fire bad teachers

Posted: 12/14/2010 - An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.

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Gov. Ritter congratulating 14 districts statewide

Posted: 12/09/2010 - The new Education Accountability Act has some gubernatorial praise falling on 14 school districts around the state. Governor Bill Ritter says they’ve shown extraordinary academic growth and excellence using new performance standards.

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8 US states part of global math, science study

Posted: 11/29/2010 - Colorado is among eight states chosen to have students tested in math and science for a study comparing their performance with students in more than 60 countries.

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Program nets almost 2,800 student tips on safety

Posted: 10/19/2010 - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says law enforcement received almost 2,800 anonymous tips from students about potentially dangerous situations through a messaging program implemented in the 2004-2005 school year.

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College loan default rates rise, report says

Posted: 09/13/2010 - The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to new government data released Monday.

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Scores on sat college entrance test hold steady

Posted: 09/13/2010 - Average scores on the SAT college entrance exam are holding steady as a record number of students and more minorities than ever take the test, a report Monday says.

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Parents committing school lunch fraud?

Posted: 09/13/2010 - More than 16 million kids across the U.S. receive free or reduced priced meals at school but concerns have risen that some families in Mesa County, and throughout the country, could be taking advantage of the program.

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School bus safety, what every parent should know

Posted: 09/03/2010 - Parents rely on school bus drivers to get their kids to and from school safely and on–time. But in the first few weeks of school it's a little tougher for them to do, with so many new faces.

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