Denver Special Ed. Gap Not Driven by ‘Counseling Out,’ Says Study

By Arianna Prothero From Education Week June 20, 2014 Charter schools in Denver have fewer students with learning disabilities than their traditional counterparts, but a new study finds that the gap in enrollment is not fueled by charters turning away students or counseling them out of their schools. The study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education more »

New Colorado Charter School Focuses on Special Needs Students

By Nelson Garcia From 9 News Colorado June 19, 2014 DENVER – Christine Ferris has come to Colorado from California with one mission in mind. She wants to create something special for special needs students in Denver. “If kids feel safe, if kids feel like they’re cared about then they’re able to do their best more »

Boise – An Emerging Ecosystem for Education Innovation

By: Terry Ryan From Vander Ark on Innovation blog on Education Week June 19, 2014 People in Boise don’t spend a lot of time talking about themselves or their accomplishments. They just get on with the work at hand, and in their free-time enjoy the state’s abundant natural beauty. The state’s moniker is the “Gem State” more »