LOVELAND - When you have name like Kitchen Elementary, Kristin Quere knows fitness must be an important part of the day. It became such a successful focus that the federal government is recognizing the school.
COMMERCE CITY - Every week, Sue Chandler visits the classroom to observe teachers doing their jobs. Every day, the superintendent worries about the state of her district which now has to cut $3.6 million next year.
DENVER - Every night before a school day, Marluve Veltze re-packs her bag for school. She makes sure she doesn't take too much, but it also must be enough. At North High School, she doesn't have a locker.
DENVER - In various districts around the state, voters will be asked to raise their own property taxes to help with school funding. But, with an improved economic outlook that could provide more money to schools, are these ballot questions necessary?