Voters this fall will decide whether to approve a tax increase to fund free full-day kindergarten for students in the Steamboat Springs School District.
As most children in the Steamboat Springs School District head for their classrooms on the first day of school Tuesday, one group of students will pilot a new course meeting outside a traditional classroom.
Steamboat Springs Board of Education member Roger Good is a newly appointed member of the state’s Capital Construction Assistance Board, a group that vets grant requests for school capital construction projects.
Members of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education have expressed concern during two recent meetings about the progress of the Community Committee for Education, or CC4E.
When Colorado legislators earlier this year were wrestling with a new bill to protect student data privacy, Tim Miles and other education technology leaders across the state were there to provide input.
Steamboat Springs Board of Education members were unable to agree Monday on whether to pursue a mill levy override to fund free all-day kindergarten.
District and school scores for the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, or CMAS, science exams show Steamboat Springs students continue to perform above state averages, while their peers in smaller districts nearby have varied results.
The Community Committee for Education, or CC4E, is hopeful the district will cover the $3,120 cost, plus potential travel expenses, to hire DPS planner Jim Looney.
Lisa Para Kinder, a two-week kindergarten readiness program, kicked off Aug. 1 and specifically is targeting ELL students, most of whom haven’t attended a preschool program before, according to Sheila Henderson, executive director of Integrated Community.
This year, there will be a big change along the sidelines of high school sporting events in Steamboat Springs, but the school's athletic director is confident that athletes will continue to see a high-level of care.
The Steamboat Springs School District’s historic high school building and the 2.4-acre lot it sits on could be worth $4.6 million, according to an appraiser hired by the district this summer.
The Steamboat Springs Board of Education continues to weigh the pros and cons of asking voters in November to fund full-day kindergarten.
A 2014 demographics report, commissioned by the Steamboat Springs School District, is under review by both district leaders and the Community Committee for Education, or CC4E, as the latter group works to make recommendations for the district’s future.
Yampa Valley Medical Center has gifted $150,000 to Routt County’s three school districts in an effort to boost behavioral health services and education.
The Steamboat Springs Board of Education will reserve a space on this November’s ballot, but the group will hold another meeting before deciding what a ballot initiative might pay for.