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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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Plagued by Plagiarism

Updated: 11/15/2010 - Lying and cheating, most District 51 students wouldn't think about plagiarizing but there are some who dare to turn in work that's not theirs and technology is making it even easier for them.

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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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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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