Are we in an Education Emergency?

Across the metro Denver there are more kids below grade level in classrooms than there are on grade level.

We are officially in month two of the 2019-2020 school year, students across the state have now had the summer haze wear off, they are back into the swing of the school routine, looking forward to homecoming, halloween, and new opportunities.

Yet, as student walked into school this year, there were more students who were academically behind where they should be across the metro area. The number of students who are growing on grade level across the Denver area is nothing short of concerning. Below is a snapshot of the current state of education across three districts that the TEN team currently works in.