The Colorado education round-up for November 23

BVSD and Louisville Elementary School

The Daily Camera reports that after experiencing a growing increase in yearly enrollment, Louisville Elementary School is under the microscope of neighboring school districts, including Boulder Valley. School district officials are examining if Louisville’s strategies may be successful in BVSD schools.

Farm to Table Grant

 In an attempt to bring more locally sourced, natural food and products to schools around the country, the USDA awarded Farm to Table grants to 71 projects in the United States. Four projects were awarded grants in Colorado, including $98,000 to Boulder Valley School District, the Daily Camera reported.

FAFSA ‘unnecessary’ say experts

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet sat before a senate committee to discuss simplifying the application for federal student aid on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. Bennet was not alone in questioning the need for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, during a senate hearing which examined “critical issues in post-secondary education,” the CU Independent reported.

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