State education officials announced in June that Colorado will stop administering the PARCC exams, standardized tests that are used in multiple states to assess student and school achievement of Common Core standards in math and language arts.
It was standing-room-only on Friday, May 19, as hundreds of people squeezed into the pews of Montview Blvd. Presbyterian Church to attend a town hall with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
The tentative optimism conveyed by area legislators in January regarding the upcoming session of the Colorado General Assembly appears to have been justified.
Complaints from local hotels about increased crime along the Quebec corridor unearthed large homeless encampments in labyrinthine spaces underneath the 40th St. and Smith Road bridges, according to District 5 Lt. Ian Culverhouse.
Meeting new neighbors has been a recurring fact of life in Stapleton as homes spring up at a rate of about 600 a year. Two of those new neighbors, Taylor and Garrett Norwell, moved into the recently completed Spruce Townhomes on Montview Blvd. Knowing everyone has a story, we asked these 29-year-old first time homeowners […]
With the news of possible big federal budget cuts, particularly to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Front Porch contacted U.S. Congresswoman Diana DeGette to get additional information and background. Her district, where Front Porch readers live, would be doubly affected by NIH cuts—ending research at the Anschutz […]
Colorado newcomers still learning the difference between the Front Range and the kitchen range may already have figured out that something called “TABOR” largely determines Colorado politics, tax policy and funding.
With that headline, it may be tempting to look for a punchline—but the act of bringing together Christians, Muslims and Jews to find commonalities and unity is no laughing matter these days.
A national survey shows most LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) students have experienced harassment and discrimination in school.1