Education Secretary Duncan learning lessons from DPS programs

The Denver Post – Yesenia Robles “Denver Public Schools is a source of inspiration for the federal government. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan finished a two-day trip to Denver on Thursday and said his frequent, just about annual, visits are not a...

Denver teacher’s lesson plan goes viral, launches movement

The Denver Post – Anna Gauldin “A Denver teacher’s lesson plan has gone viral after it revealed the inner workings of her students’ minds. Kyle Schwartz, 28, is a third-grade teacher at Denver’s Doull Elementary School, where more than 90...

Real-World Math: A Bit Of Trig And Hay For The Horses

NPR – Jenny Brundin “The Soroco High agriculture shop is massive — a warehouse full of old motorcycles, tractors, various machines, even a greenhouse. On the concrete floor is the start of the feeder: an octagon of blue tape, laid down with the utmost...

School districts looking to support popular dual-language programs

The Denver Post – Yesenia Robles “Successful dual-language schools in Colorado often start as grassroots efforts, operating on their own paths, working with consultants to get advice on running the programs. But as the number and popularity of the...