Jenny Brundin appears in the following:
Monday, November 07, 2016
They're too young to vote, but they're still
getting out the vote. After learning about the history of voting and democracy in America, these young activists took their message to a college campus.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
There's a national trend in education to clearly document and measure what's taught, keeping teachers accountable. In some cases, it's overwhelming and driving good veteran teachers away.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
After 25 years of teaching at the same high school in Colorado, Rick Young won't return this year. He's not alone, about 20 percent of experienced teachers quit every year.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
How is it that the nation's 14th richest state ranks 42nd in how much it spends per student in schools? It all comes down to Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, or TABOR.
Sunday, May 01, 2016
There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
This school in Denver teaches its seventh-graders about the disease, the science behind it and the patience needed to deal with it.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Small town doesn't quite describe Bethune, Colo. It spans just 0.2 square miles and has a population of 237. There's a post office, but it's open only part time. There's not a single restaurant, and the closest big store is in Kansas.
That didn't stop Ailyn Marfil from moving to ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Nick Bain, 17, was in class one day when he calculated that only "2 1/2 to three hours" was actually useful instruction. So he decided to go out on his own to learn.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Common Core math standards say students need more than a textbook understanding of concepts like the Pythagorean theorem. So two Colorado teachers teamed up for a lesson in real-world math.
Friday, October 03, 2014
For two weeks, Colorado high school students protested a proposal that the AP history course promote patriotism. The school board dropped some of the language, but voted to review the curriculum.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Each year, 1.7 million students are told they're not ready for college. States are mobilizing to fix the remedial system. Colorado's efforts to help students are showing promising results.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. unleashed a powerful and poetic torrent upon the nation — a passionate plea for racial equality and economic justice for African Americans. Fifty years later, the “I Have a Dream” speech still resonates with a group of teenagers at William ...
Sunday, April 14, 2013
School lunch is often synonymous with loud noise. Studies have shown the
decibel level in some cafeterias is as high as a lawn mower.
Every so often, though, students at Alice Terry Elementary School, southwest of Denver, are asked not to make any noise.
When the music teacher told ...
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Going west has always meant reinventing yourself, and building something new. In the 1960s, a group of New York sculptors decided they'd build their work right into and out of the deserts and mountains of the West. It can be hard to go see these Earthwork sculptures — tucked away ...