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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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UPDATED: Hickenlooper wants to abolish CSAPs

Updated: 08/30/2010 - Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper says he'll eliminate the current Colorado Student Achievement Tests to save money and get quicker results that will help students.

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Eating for a good cause

Updated: 08/27/2010 - Check out this burger... two and a half pounds of meat, a half pound of bacon and a half pound of cheese. Top that out with a pound and a half of fries and you get, a full stomach. Fast.

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Principal overturns gender specific lunch time

Posted: 08/27/2010 - One day after 11 News broke the story boys and girls were being separated during lunch time at Grand Mesa Middle School, the principal of the middle school calls off the new separation policy.

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Are homework deadlines "old school?"

Posted: 08/27/2010 - School today is ever evolving. No doubt, it's much different than even a decade ago, when strict deadlines dominated homework. However, District 51 is taking a more easy–going approach to assignments.

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Colorado students score lower on writing

Posted: 08/10/2010 - New statewide test scores show that Colorado students are struggling more with math than writing for the first time in at least five years.

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Free preschool spots going fast

Posted: 08/07/2010 - School District 51 is working to place youngsters in preschools across the Grand Valley. But with a growing need for the free service many kids may not get in.

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Back to school dress code

Updated: 08/02/2010 - From striped to plaid to florescent, every kid wants to get the back to school gear that rocks. But before you head out looking for the best bargains there's something all parents should keep in mind, the dress code.

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Opponents gear up for Race to the Top funding

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Colorado lawmakers and educators say they plan to fight a proposal by the State Board of Education to adopt new teaching standards on Monday to compete for “Race to the Top” education funding.

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AP Newsbreak: 18 states, DC named grant finalists

Updated: 07/27/2010 - Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have been named finalists in the second round of the federal “Race To The Top” school reform grant competition, giving them a chance to win a share of $3 billion.

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