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Marissa Page


Denver, CO, United States

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Past articles by Marissa:

Denver named recipient of national grant to boost social and emotional learning

Denver Public Schools and the Denver Afterschool Alliance will participate in a four-year grant program to develop strategies for social […] → Read More

Helping expectant and new mothers can lead to health and education gains for children, new paper says

The paper finds that Nurse-Family Partnership programs improve cognitive skills for babies of both genders by age 6, and social […] → Read More

Why a Colorado researcher believes preschool students should learn — and play — with math

Doug Clements, executive director of DU’s Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy, says early math instruction is a gateway […] → Read More

Closure of Clayton Early Learning center in far northeast Denver exposes pain points in early childhood care

Last week’s announcement that a highly regarded Denver child care provider is closing one site stems from the chronic underfunding […] → Read More

Parents, community members organize in support of District 65 referendum

Several Evanston/Skokie School District 65 parents, educators and community members have organized in support of the April referendum that could raise property taxes to support the district. The Committee to Save Our Schools launched following District 65’s January decision to introduce the referendum on the city’s municipal ballot this spring. If voted in, the referendum... → Read More

Mental health program regroups after city halts plan for treatment center

The city rejected plans for an addiction and mental health treatment program to open a residential care home for college students near Northwestern’s campus after the program’s staff failed to obtain city approval to operate the facility, Evanston officials said. Yellowbrick, which already operates a treatment facility on Sheridan Road for adults ages 18 to... → Read More

Medill sophomore Julia Jacobs named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Julia Jacobs, a Medill sophomore, will serve as The Daily’s next editor in chief, the paper’s publisher announced Monday evening. Currently a managing editor, Jacobs will lead the paper next Fall Quarter and Winter Quarter. She has worked for The Daily since Fall Quarter of her freshman year and previously served as city editor and... → Read More

Police respond to altercation in Allison Hall

Evanston and University Police responded to a report of a battery inside Allison Hall Thursday evening and are actively searching for a suspect, police said. According to an email sent to Allison residents by resident director Erin Kathleen Boyce on behalf of assistant vice president for residential and dining services Paul Riel, a resident reported... → Read More

Socio-economic diversity, community centers make 4th Ward a gathering place for Evanston

Evanston’s 4th Ward has a little bit of everything. A portion of downtown dips into its boundaries, the police and fire station headquarters are nestled just inside and three Evanston/Skokie School District 65 schools dot the ward. “You can walk to downtown, you can walk to the library, you can walk to Main Street, and... → Read More

Evanston Township High School remembers math teacher, baseball coach Ross Freeland

It’s the bottom of the seventh in the home opener for Evanston Township High School’s varsity baseball team. The opponent: Oak Park and River Forest High School, described by ETHS athletic director Chris Livatino as one of the best teams in the state. With the score tied at 4-4 and ETHS down to one out... → Read More