Student walkouts lead to improved police relations

COPS AND KIDS
Denver high school students say ongoing dialogue with police is leading to smoother relations six weeks after a series of walkouts focused on fatal police shootings of unarmed black men elsewhere in the U.S. 9News
CONTRACT TALKS
The Boulder Valley School District on Wednesday … http://goo.gl/kRtmBj

Another DPS scandal, as family claims bus driver tied down autistic 3 year-old

POTUS
President Barack Obama didn’t use the words teacher or test in his State of the Union address last night. But he did share a lot about expanding preschool and making community college free.

Huffington Post

NO ROOM AT THE INN
Jeffco Public Schools is running out of room and the… http://goo.gl/uMk19O

Researchers caution on technical education call in State of the Union

This evening we can expect President Obama, Congressional Republicans, or both to continue the push to expand so-called Career and Technical Education schools and programs. CTE programs are being promoted as win-win partnerships between schools and businesses, preparing students for jobs in… http://goo.gl/r98xFR

Boasberg goes home to Washington to testify on testing

ELA
At a school where students speak 47 languages, teachers say students benefit from co-teaching and being with their peers.

Aurora Sentinel

REFLECTIONS
In honor of Martin Luther King , Jr. Day, reflections from schools on race relations in America.

KUNC

ESEA
Denver superintendent Tom… http://goo.gl/pZV87I

World #Superbike begins testing – #SBK

CRESCENT SUZUKI READY FOR WSB TESTS
 
Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team begins its Championship preparations in earnest this week with two back-to-back tests scheduled in the Iberian Peninsula before the opening round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in a little over a… http://goo.gl/fwiWP0 #CircuitoDeJerez, #EugeneLaverty, #RandyDePuniet, #SuperbikeWorldChampionship, #Suzuki, #SuzukiGSXR1000

171,000 Coloradans pick up health insurance under #Obamacare #ACA

Between Nov. 15 and Jan. 15, more than 171,000 Coloradans enrolled in healthcare coverage for 2015, either in Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus(CHP+) or in private health insurance purchased through the state health insurance Marketplace, according to new data released today by Connect for Health … http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/171000-coloradans-pick-health-insurance-obamacare-aca/

Amazon to start making movies for theatrical release

Move over Sony, etc. There’s a new movie mogul in town. Amazon.
Amazon Studios, known for television series such as multi-Golden Globe winner Transparent, Annie-nominated Tumble Leaf, and Mozart in the Jungle, today announced that it will begin to produce and acquire original movies for the… http://goo.gl/caEbrz

Life Without Owning a Car — the considerations

By Jason Alderman
Most baby boomers couldn’t envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters are leading the way.
According to an October study (http://uspirg.org/reports/usp/millennials-motion) by U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S…. http://goo.gl/5ZPX1N

: CSU and Fort Collins celebrate MLK Day

The Fort Collins and Colorado State University communities will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with several events on Monday, Jan. 19.
DETAILS:
The celebration kicks off at 11 a.m. with the traditional community march from Old Town Square to the Lory Student Center on CSU’s campus. The t… http://goo.gl/w2pdww

Colorado Cowboy Gathering returns to Golden for 26th year

26 Years of Cowboy Heritage, Traditions, and Entertainment
A Contemporary Expression of Cowboy Life and Culture
Proudly celebrating more than a quarter century of cowboy heritage at this year’s Colorado Cowboy Gathering Thursday, January 22 through Sunday, January 25, 2015.
This yea… http://goo.gl/GHdOVu