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Denver Public Schools will begin phasing police officers, known as school resource officers, out of its middle and high schools.

Denver school board votes to phase police out of schools

Police officers will be phased out of working in Denver’s public schools over the next year, with all school resource officers gone from middle...
Denver school board Director Tay Anderson speaks at a press conference about removing police from schools on June 5.

Majority of Denver school board shows support for removing police from schools

The Denver school board could vote next week on a resolution that would remove police officers from the city’s public schools by the end...
Empty classroom at Lakewood High School.

Colorado schools in the fall: 10 people per class, face masks, and remote learning...

If Colorado schools return to classroom instruction in the fall, it could look very different, with temperature checks, face masks, and very small class...

Lawmakers just cut 58% from Colorado public colleges. Federal money will ease the blow.

Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee slashed $493 million from next year’s higher education budget, a massive 58% cut from this year’s funding levels by lawmakers...
Thesauruses and dictionaries in the library of Araphaoe Community College in Littleton, Colo. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.

College leaders: Colorado’s CARES Act money doesn’t do enough for schools and students

Federal assistance meant to lessen the economic blow of COVID-19 on Colorado’s colleges isn’t fully meeting the needs of their neediest students and comes...
CU Boulder campus on May 7, 2020. Lawmakers are planning to cut higher education funding due to the effects of COVID-19 on the state budget. (Photo by John Herrick)

Colorado’s public colleges face a budget crisis. It’s been decades in the making.

In 1983, Nate Easley attended Colorado State University and received $900 federal grants each year that almost covered his annual cost of tuition. CSU tuition...

Amid uncertainty, Colorado colleges prepare for students to return in the fall

Many Colorado colleges and universities are planning for a tentative return to some in-person classes, but there are still major questions about what fall...
Colorado's Capitol, where Democrats currently control both chambers. (Photo by John Herrick)

Colorado schools, universities could see major budget cuts amid coronavirus downturn Legislators have to...

Colorado schools and universities could see dramatic budget cuts, as the severe measures taken to combat the spread of coronavirus have caused state revenue...
In the superintendents’ call Tuesday and again at Wednesday’s press conference, Polis said one-on-one and small-group instruction is allowed, provided the local public health department agrees it is safe to do so.

Amid extended school closure, Colorado to allow small-group instruction in some districts

Some Colorado districts are planning to have staff and students return to the classroom in the coming weeks for small-group instruction, even as the...
A survey indicates many Colorado school districts struggle to provide social and emotional support for children who are learning at home.

Emotional needs, instructional support top concerns for Colorado school districts doing remote learning

Many Colorado school districts say their biggest struggle right now is providing social and emotional support for children who are learning at home, even...
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