Aspiring and existing Colorado educators soon will be required to get additional training in an effort to better teach the state’s growing English language learner population. The State Board of Education on Wednesday directed the education department to begin drafting new guidelines that will lay out what sort of new training will be required. The new.. read more →

To kick off the class, the Steamboat teacher fires off a question to the room of 19 teens, and immediately a student blurts out her answer. “It’s like when you talk to a little kid -” “En Español, por favor,” the instructor interrupts. During the 90-minute Spanish for Spanish speakers class, the 19 students, many of whom are.. read more →