Denver teachers union endorses 4 for DPS board election

The Denver teachers union has endorsed its final candidate in November’s school board race: Xóchitl “Sochi” Gaytán, who is running to represent southwest Denver. Gaytán is a Denver Public Schools graduate and current parent, and works as a realtor. She previously ran for the school board in 2017 but lost to Angela Cobián, who is not running for reelection. Karolina […]

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CSU-Pueblo first in Colorado to reach net-zero efficiency by solar array

Colorado State University-Pueblo became the first campus in the state to reach net-zero efficiency last week when the school switched on its 23-acre solar array project. The solar scheme allows the campus to generate excess energy and put it back into the grid. “One of my bold goals for Colorado is reaching 100% renewable energy by 2040, and it’s thanks […]

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Covid-19 positive Auckland Uni student at ball with 500 students, and 600-seat lecture hall often ‘packed’

A University of Auckland student with Covid-19 attended a ball with around 500 fellow students at Aotea Centre on Saturday. The student also attended one of the university’s largest classes twice at a 600-seat auditorium which is regularly “packed”. The student, who tested positive on Friday, ​​attended a first year ball for Waipārūrū Hall last Saturday. University of Auckland (UoA) […]

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Boulder police investigated Fairview High School principal for obstruction

Boulder police investigated Fairview High School Principal Don Stensrud for potentially obstructing the police’s sexual assault investigation into the school’s star quarterback in 2019, records obtained Wednesday by The Denver Post show. The Boulder County District Attorney’s office declined to press criminal charges against Stensrud, and the principal’s attorney said Thursday that Stensrud was just following the school district’s policy […]

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Michael Neill: Humanities in peril as universities wind down studies

OPINION It all began in New Zealand with Rogernomics, the neo-liberal transformation of the economy in the late 1980s. For true believers in this now discredited doctrine, education was “a business like any other”, subject like the private sector to top-down managerial efficiencies. Primary and secondary education, they said, was a “public good”, and therefore to be funded by the […]

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