In an interview with Chalkbeat, State Epidemiologist Rachel Herlihy explains why she thinks Colorado’s approach to COVID in schools should evolve.
Mientras el futuro de DACA es incierto, los estudiantes mantienen la esperanza de poder continuar sus estudios.
A coalition of national groups warns the early learning system is approaching ‘a catastrophic funding cliff’
“The power struggle will overshadow the board doing anything,” one observer said.
As the future of DACA hangs in the balance, students keep up hope that they’ll be able to continue education.
More Colorado Class of 2022 students completed the FAFSA, signaling they plan on going to college. But the nation outpaced the state’s rebound.
School districts around Colorado are raising teacher pay in an effort to stay competitive amid widespread staffing shortages.
The merger of Rocky Mountain Prep and STRIVE Prep will create one system serving more than 5,000 students from preschool through 12th grade.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office alleges Denver Public Schools recruited employees to serve as AmeriCorps volunteers and get benefits for doing their regular jobs.
Eye to Eye’s Colorado conference provides an opportunity for neurodiverse youth to learn mentorship, leadership, and advocacy. They also get to be themselves.
Through the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado, a CSU professor is helping K-12 teachers make LGBTQ history connections in their own backyards.
Denver classroom aides will start earning $20 an hour this school year, with custodians and food service workers to follow. The district is competing with rising private sector wages.
Superintendent Alex Marrero lays out a vision that emphasizes belonging and community alongside academic achievement. Denver’s last strategic plan expired in 2020.
The Jeffco school board will hear closure recommendations on Aug. 25 and vote in November.
Elementary enrollment data published by Jeffco shows how declining enrollment is impacting the district.
Un análisis hecho por Chalkbeat muestra cómo la reducción en matrícula está impactando al distrito de Jeffco.
Boulder schools punish Black and Latino students at disproportionately higher rates. Parents want more accountability.
Latino students at BVSD are about 3.5 times more likely to be suspended than white students. The district and parents disagree on how to address the longstanding problem.
Las escuelas de Boulder castigan a los estudiantes negros y latinos en tasas más altas. Los padres piden que el distrito acepte la responsabilidad.
5 veces más probable que a los estudiantes latinos en BVSD los suspendan, en comparación con los estudiantes blancos, según muestra un análisis del Boulder Reporting Lab de datos del distrito.
Districts have seen a drop in applications during the pandemic, but families will need them again this school year.
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Este otoño se requerirá que los estudiantes tengan un formulario nuevo completado en el distrito escolar a fin de determinar si son elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido.
The $1.5 million investment is part of a broader pandemic-fueled effort to improve the air that Denver Public Schools students breathe.
A new Colorado initiative will allow rural community colleges to share classes online.
High housing costs and falling birth rates are driving down school enrollment in Denver’s historically Latino neighborhoods, making it harder to fill some bilingual classrooms.
Los altos costos de vivienda y la reducción en tasas de natalidad están reduciendo la matrícula escolar en las comunidades históricamente latinas de Denver, y esto hace más difícil llenar algunos salones bilingües.
Aurora leaders believe the raises may be some of the largest raises for school staff in the Denver metro area.
The state is proposing to fund two applicants’ plans to pay for transportation to some Adams students.
Early childhood councils, school districts, and nonprofit organizations are among the three dozen groups that have applied to run Colorado’s universal preschool program at the local level.
The Republican race in the 8th Congressional District was the only contested primary among four open seats on the State Board of Education.
Colorado laws require the state to intervene in low-performing school districts, and list reorganization as an option, but that had never been used before.
Colorado’s State Board of Education asked Adams 14 to begin reorganizing, but in the meantime, asked the district to hire outside help to work on improvement plans.
That’s one finding from the biennial Healthy Kids Colorado survey. The results point to the need for more support for LGBTQ+ youth.
Colorado’s new early childhood chief said it’s time to “stop the madness” and increase state reimbursement rates to reflect the true cost of child care.
The Colorado Department of Education is reviewing the two applications and will announce awards by July 1.
A controversial March decision had unintended consequences that limited some innovation school flexibility, board members argued.
Habra recomendaciones en agosto, y la junta escolar votará para aceptar o rechazar los cierres en noviembre.
Preschool teacher pay varies wildly in Colorado — from around $13 to $70 an hour, depending on the region, setting, and employee credentials.
Summer Connections is like a super-sized version of Denver Public Schools’ usual summer programming, paid for with federal COVID relief funds.
The school board is expected to vote in November on the first round of closure recommendations.
Enrollment declines at Colorado’s largest open-access higher education institution mean fewer first-generation college students are pursuing opportunities.
Despite efforts to improve elementary reading instruction, many older students continue to struggle with reading.
Partisan control is at stake as the State Board of Education grows from seven to nine seats. Cultural issues are taking precedence over education reform.
Peggy Propst and Cody LeBlanc are competing to be the Republican candidate for the Colorado State Board of Education 8th Congressional District seat.
A new poll from Magellan Strategies measures voter attitudes on a range of education issues.
It took nine rounds of voting and several tense exchanges to fill the District 5 vacancy.
Citing unintended consequences, a majority of Denver school board members support moving forward a proposal to overturn parts of a new policy limiting school autonomy.