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Past articles by Wesley:

Colorado districts giving students more ways to prove they deserve a high school diploma

Districts are steadily changing their graduation requirements to comply with a sweeping education reform law. → Read More

Fear of black students, unfair treatment rampant in Denver schools, black educators say

Denver Public Schools hired a woman to survey Black educators about the district and their place within it. Racism and […] → Read More

How a free Denver Public Schools camp seeks to stop the summer slide

Schoolchildren in Denver can spent part of their summer at a free camp where they’ll have fun and learn while […] → Read More

How adding high school counselors saved Colorado more than $300 million

By one estimate, the state is saving $20 it would otherwise spend on social safety net services for every $1 it […] → Read More

Summer food programs for low-income students expand in suburbs

Officials expect to serve more than 1.5 million meals at 577 meal sites this summer. → Read More

We asked five Colorado teachers how they use technology in the classroom. This is what they said.

We spoke with teachers about how they are using technology in the classroom. The opinions varied, but the consensus was […] → Read More

Principal tasked with improving — and closing — Aurora elementary school: I have to give teachers hope

Jill Lliteras, a district veteran, has been charged with improving and closing a struggling Aurora elementary school to be handed […] → Read More

To ease transition between high school and college, Denver-based foundation offers tips to students

Humberto Meza is looking forward to starting college at the University of Denver this fall. But the 2016 graduate of […] → Read More

Community focuses on flakka effects, ways to decrease usage

Flakka has wreaked its share of havoc in  Broward County in recent months. Now that it is starting to make its way into Palm Beach County, residents had a meeting Thursday to try and figure out ways to thwart its effects. → Read More

The doctor is (virtually) in, thanks to new kiosk at school district building

The days of Palm Beach County school district employees missing work to take care of minor ailments at a hospital or clinic may be over. → Read More

Palm Beach County schools to present anti-bullying summit Tuesday

The Palm Beach County School District on Tuesday is hosting an anti-bullying event to inform children and families about the effects of bullying. → Read More

Nova Southeastern University assists 'Camp Google' to spur students' interest in ocean life

Coral reefs. Fish. Sharks. The world's oceans hold all kinds of wildlife that kids could find interesting. → Read More

Local educator wins national award from President Obama

The nation's leader acknowledged a Palm Beach County educator on July 1 for her prowess in the classroom. → Read More

Local animal rescue offers free spaying for cats in Palm Beach County

In what is being pegged as the "big fix," residents dropped off their pets at a local Palm Beach County animal rescue to participate in Spay Day. In all, veterinarians spayed more than 300 cats. → Read More

Students stack cans for artwork at Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens

Look closer at the replica of Paris' Arc de Triomphe monument at Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, and it's a bunch of unopened cans of pork and beans and garbanzo beans. → Read More