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Stories of Promising Practice: How Jeffco is revolutionizing career and technical education

Jeffco Public Schools is the second-largest school district in Colorado; with an enrollment of 86,708 students spread over 800 square miles spanning the Denver metro area and close-in mountain communities. Schools in Jeffco range from inner-ring suburban, with high numbers of low-income students of color, to affluent suburban schools, to semi-rural schools in small mountain towns. Students of color comprise one-third of the Jeffco student body, and 30 percent of Jeffco students are eligible for subsidized school lunches, a proxy for poverty…  Read more…