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School Put On Lockdown After Threat

Homestake Peak School in the Eagle-Vail area was put on lockdown yesterday due to a threat. Officers responded to the school just before 11 yesterday morning. According to a release, the officers and teachers were able to deal with the issue and safely secure the building in a short period of time. After Continue reading

Moffat County School Budget Approved

Moffat-County-School-DistriThursday, teachers, administrators and the public voiced there objections and opinions about the proposed school district budget for next year at a public hearing.  Following the hearing the Moffat County School Boards decided to pass the budget as proposed for the upcoming school year. The conflicts over budget cuts were due to declining Continue reading

Lawmakers Pare Down Mandatory Testing

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLPolitical heavyweights in Colorado are banding together to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing. But a bill to reduce those student tests doesn’t please all. As the measure heads to its first hearing tomorrow, some say the measure won’t stop parent anxiety over tests, curriculum Continue reading

Lawmakers to Debate Pensions, Juvenile Shackling, and Vets

co-state-capitol-300Still to come this week in the Colorado Legislature, lawmakers worried about shackles and restraints used on juvenile offenders want to change such policies in judicial districts. A proposal up for its first hearing in a House Continue reading