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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...
Welton Street in Denver on the fifth day of protests in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. June 1, 2020.

Guest Post: Amid unrest and grief, inaction is not an option

We, the student leaders at the Sturm College of Law, stand in solidarity with our colleagues and community of color. Our society is in...
Denver Public Schools will begin phasing police officers, known as school resource officers, out of its middle and high schools.

As protests continue, Denver to start conversation about role of police in schools

Following nationwide protests of racist policing, the Denver school district is expected to begin a conversation about the role of police officers in Denver...
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...
An El Paso County District Court judge will soon decide whether Colorado’s open government laws require a school board to name more than one finalist when choosing a new superintendent.

Is it legal for a Colorado school board to name just one finalist for...

In a case similar to the Boulder Daily Camera’s lawsuit against the University of Colorado regents, an El Paso County District Court judge will...

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...
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