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Jeffco school leaders spare four of five schools

By John Aguilar DENVER POST GOLDEN — School closures have become a third-rail issue for education leaders in Jefferson County, with the school board voting late Thursday to spare four of five elementary schools that had been proposed for shut down as the 86,000-student district struggles with budget constraints. Pennington, Peck, Stober and Swanson, which were

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Under the Dome

By Todd Engdahl CHALKBEAT While the House turns to the ritual of considering the state budget, the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday has a couple of interesting education policy bills on its agenda. One, on alternative education campuses, is sponsored by Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, D-Arvada, who has been unusually active for a freshman legislator. Read

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