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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...
Both Rio Blanco County school districts have shifted to distance learning for students from kindergarten through high school.

Teaching through technology Rural teachers share challenges and triumphs of distance learning

Rio Blanco County — Our schoolteachers have been assigned a Herculean task: learn an entirely new way of connecting with and teaching their students,...
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...
A "closed" sign on the gate at Carson Elementary School in Denver on April 3, 2020. On Monday, April 20, 2020, Gov. Jared Polis announced that all Colorado schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.

All Colorado schools to remain closed for the rest of the academic year

Colorado schools will be closed for the rest of the school year, even as Gov. Jared Polis laid out a plan for a partial...
The $41 million coming to Colorado’s early childhood sector is part of a $3.5 billion stream earmarked for early childhood in the CARES Act passed by Congress in late March.

Colorado is about to get $41 million for early childhood. Here’s where the money...

As Colorado’s early childhood leaders discuss how to spend a new $41 million pot of federal coronavirus relief money, there are lots of unsettled...
Students at the Greenlee Elementary School on March 22, 2019 as Gov. Jared Polis and lawmakers announced a plan to fund full-day kindergarten. The picture would be vastly different a year later as the governor announced Colorado schools will remain closed at least through April 30, 2020.

Colorado extends statewide school closures through end of April School closures are a key...

Colorado schools will remain closed at least through April 30, a move that makes it even less likely that in-person classes will resume this...
Coronavirus testing capacity in Colorado remains limited, and public health authorities believe there are thousands of cases in the community, including in places where there are very few or no reported cases. Jeffco and Denver Public School districts have said they will not continue to do public notifications.

Denver, Jeffco districts won’t do public notifications of new coronavirus cases

As the number of cases grows, Colorado’s largest school districts say they will not do public notifications if a member of a school community...
The playground at Carson Elementary School in Denver sits empty on Mar. 19. 2020. Colorado schools are closed through at least April 17 by order of Gov. Jared Polis.

A day without school: What life looks like across America when children stay home...

It was a Tuesday like no other. Crosswalks were empty. Children’s backpacks and lunch boxes sat unused. Yellow buses weren’t rumbling down many streets, and...
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