A number of notable mass shootings have occurred in Colorado in the last 20 years, including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which left 13 dead. A 2012 shooting at an Aurora movie theater led to 12 deaths. In May, multiple shooters killed a student and wounded several others at a high school in the Denver area. … [Read more...] about Conservative radio show canceled after host wishes for ‘nice school shooting’ as impeachment distraction
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A report released Wednesday by the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism showed an increase in white supremacist propaganda in 2019. The report showed 2,713 cases reported last year, which include the distribution of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-LGBTQ fliers, stickers, banners and posters. That number is more than double what the center recorded in 2018, the report states. … [Read more...] about Photo of students with swastika and Confederate flag roils Riverside school
So far, the outcomes in Denver appear much the same, regardless of innovation status. A Stanford University study looking at growth in test scores in Denver from the 2014 to 2016 school years found no significant difference between innovation and traditional schools. A 2013 study from the University of Colorado Denver found much the same results on scores, though it did note teachers felt more empowered in innovation schools. … [Read more...] about Static test scores at many Colorado innovation schools have state, Denver officials questioning format’s effectiveness
Spring half term: Monday, February 17 - Friday, February 21, 2020 Easter holidays: Monday, April 6, 2020 - Friday, April 17, 2020 May half term: Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29, 2020 Summer term: Monday, June 1 - Friday, July 17, 2020 Why are holidays so much more expensive during the school holidays? Hotels, airlines and tour operators know that more people will want to jet off during school holidays, so many hike up their prices. … [Read more...] about February half term dates 2020 – here’s when schools are out this year
Meanwhile, hormones fuel the sort of “showing off” that would have increased one’s attractiveness in early societies. In young men we still reward, to some extent, the things that would have been essential for success in hunting and combat thousands of years ago: the willingness to take risks, fighting ability, speed and the ability to throw with velocity and accuracy. Young women will showcase their youth and fertility. Beauty, unfortunately, continues to be a significant criterion by which they are judged. … [Read more...] about Why are high school memories burned into our brains?