From ACCESS to Harvard: A Longmont student’s story of success

Born in a rural town in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, Jose Quiroz Yañez, moved to Longmont as a nine year old with his mother and two siblings. What started as a long, winding road for an English learner in the public school system, turned into a story of success. At 19, he has now
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SVVSD outpacing state peers in career-focused P-TECH program

St.Vrain Valley School District, with 284 students enrolled over the past five years and an additional 35 starting this fall, has the highest enrollment in Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs in Colorado. The P-TECH program allows students to simultaneously earn a two-year postsecondary degree in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, field
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Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

By Tom Vander Ark, Contributor With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver.  St. Vrain Valley Schools (@SVVSD) serves the city of Longmont and a dozen smaller communities in four counties stretching from the
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Governor Hickenlooper Highlights our P-Tech Program

St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to be recognized as a leader in education and innovation. We advance academic excellence by not only providing students the foundational skills to be lifelong learners, but a strong competitive advantage to thrive after graduation. St. Vrain and our P-TECH program was recognized last weekend by Governor Hickenlooper at the
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