Jenny Brundin

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Schools face big challenges accommodating migrants who've crossed the border

Monday, February 19, 2024

A collapsed border deal means no relief for public schools straining to educate thousands of new international students. Colorado districts are adapting and learning from one another.


School cafeterias are trying to figure out how to be more appealing to kids

Sunday, August 06, 2023

School lunch may be the healthiest meal kids are offered all day, but that sales pitch may not get them to eat it. Cafeteria staff are working hard to make what's on the tray more appealing,


Why some parents want their kids vaccinated against COVID — and some don't

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 has many kids, parents and teachers eagerly anticipating shots and perhaps slightly more normal lives.


After A More Than A Year At Home, Students' Social Skills May Need Work

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Children in Denver talk about what's on their minds while returning to in-person classes. They're eager, but also worried about staying safe during the pandemic, and remembering how to be social.


More Kids Struggle With Mental Health Challenges Because Of The Pandemic

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Colorado Children's hospital declared a pediatric mental health emergency as suicide attempts and psychiatric help-calls for children spike. Kids say they feel stress and anxiety on multiple fronts.


Colorado Middle School Goes Extra Mile To Help Students Not Logging On To Class

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Deans at a Denver middle school in a poor neighborhood go house to house to offer help to kids who aren't showing up for online classes.


Colorado Students Weigh In On Virtual Learning During The Pandemic

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

School children of all ages share their thoughts on remote learning ahead of the new school year. Most have mixed feelings about more remote learning.


Both Sides Continue To Negotiate In Denver Teacher Strike

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Denver teachers will be back on the picket line for the third day on Wednesday after the two sides failed to reach a deal Tuesday night. It's the first such strike in Denver in 25 years.


Denver Teachers Begin Strike After More Than A Year Of Contract Negotiations

Monday, February 11, 2019

Denver teachers began a strike Monday after more than a year of contract negotiations with the school district. This strike comes just weeks after a teacher strike in Los Angeles that lasted six days.


After Failed Negotiations, Teachers In Denver Plan To Strike Monday

Monday, February 11, 2019

For the first time in 25 years, teachers in Denver are expected to walk off the job. The teachers union and representatives of Denver Public Schools have been negotiating for more than a year.


5 Ways To Make Classrooms More Inclusive

Friday, October 26, 2018

LGBTQ students are more likely to be bullied, which can lead to missed classes and a higher risk of suicide. For them, a teacher who knows how to "queer" the classroom can make a big difference.


These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

Sunday, June 25, 2017

This week more than a dozen educators in Colorado received advanced weapons training and safety.


These Fifth-Graders Think It's Really, Really Important That You Vote

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.


After 25 Years, This Teacher Says It's All The Paperwork That Made Him Quit

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.


A Veteran Teacher Quits Under A Weary Load — And He's Just One Of Many

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.


Pushing The Brake On Education Funding In Colorado

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.


Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

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.


Making Sense Of Alzheimer's At School

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.


A Tiny School District Reaches Far And Wide For New Teachers

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 ...


To Learn More, This High-Schooler Left The Classroom

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.