Jenny Brundin

Jenny Brundin appears in the following:

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.


Real-World Math: A Bit Of Trig And Hay For The Horses

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.


Concerned About AP Curriculum, School Board Creates 'Review Committee'

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.


Colorado Law Helps Remedial College Students Be Successful

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.


'I Have A Dream' Still Resonates With Today's Teens

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 ...


Jazz In The Cafeteria: Kids Learn To Listen While They Chomp

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 ...


Sun Tunnels

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 ...