MELANIE ASMAR

Position: Chalkbeat Colorado

Handcuffed in the fifth grade: ‘Whenever I shut my eyes, I saw the cuffs’

Jake DiProfio was handcuffed at school four times this year. He’s 11 years old. The experience left him with nightmares, scars on his wrists, and a visceral fear of police. Seated at his kitchen...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado students show gains in literacy on 2018 state tests, but disparities remain

More than half of all Colorado students in third through eighth grades continue to fall below state expectations in reading, writing and math, according to results of state tests students took this...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Back to Staff page

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: