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  • CO: Community engagement, Colorado style
    Summary: Teenage pregnancy, closed schools, and gaps in student achievement can be touchy subjects, but with support from the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB), several Colorado school districts have tackled them head on, directly inviting citizens to meet and talk.
  • CO: Collaborating on community services in Sheridan
    Summary: With some initial community engagement training from CASB and its own twist on community conversations this small school district launched a partnership with the city council and the community to tackle common problems.
  • CO: Small groups produce big changes
    Summary: Families in Adams County School District 50 were sending their children to other districts and the school board wanted to know why. (In Colorado, families can choose to attend any public school they wish as long as space is available.) With help from the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB), the board found out.

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