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Q&A: Will too much testing sap students’ creativity?

By PEBC / April 29, 2014

Audio: Ryan Warner talks with Jenny Brundin about one scholar’s thesis that the race to boost America’s test scores will lead to its decline.

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State awards funds for more teachers in rural areas

By PEBC / April 2, 2014

Both Teach for America and the Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency received nearly one and a half million dollars each from the Colorado Department of Education to expand their work on recruiting and training teaching candidates

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Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency named 100Kin10 partner

By PEBC / January 31, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, today announced 31 new partner organizations. More and better-trained STEM teachers are essential to prepare America’s students to fully participate in our democracy and […]

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Beleaguered schools getting help for teachers

By PEBC / December 30, 2013

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools will get a little help next year from the Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency program. Similar to a medical residency, the program places teachers in the state’s “most challenged” school districts. For the fourth straight year, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools failed to meet state performance expectations. In the Colorado […]

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PEBC Awarded $6.47 Million to Train Teachers

By PEBC / December 11, 2013

DENVER – Dec. 11, 2013– PEBC ( Public Education & Business Coalition), a nonprofit that works with teachers, schools and districts to cultivate highly effective K-12 educators to elevate student achievement, has been awarded grants from the Boettcher Foundation and Colorado Department of Education (CDE)totaling $6.47 million to support its […]

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ASU teacher programs strive to satisfy Valley districts

By PEBC / October 31, 2013

Adams State University’s (ASU) education department is working to ensure teachers have the unique skills needed to succeed in the Valley.

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