Denver suburbs

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.
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.
Even with record-high COVID cases, most schools have avoided prolonged remote learning. But it hasn’t been easy.
Colorado student enrollment is slightly up, but still not recovered to pre-pandemic levels.
Routine childhood vaccinations, like measles and Tdap, dropped during the pandemic. Doctors and schools want kids up to date on their vaccinations.
The Aurora school board president said the district is proud of the community and thanked students and staff, including school resource officers.
Colorado voters approved just over half of the 30 local school district tax measures on the ballot Tuesday, according to preliminary results.
Nearly 89% of Aurora school employees are vaccinated in the first Colorado district with a vaccine mandate. It’s even higher in Westminster Public Schools.
The Adams 14 school district is under a state order to work with an external manager, MGT Consulting. The district is raising questions about the relationship.
Adams 14, which is starting the school year with about 5% fewer students than last year, will put up five billboards to try to attract new students.
Without universal masking, transmission of the more contagious delta variant is “highly likely” in school settings, Tri-County Health Director John Douglas said.
In 10 Colorado districts Chalkbeat surveyed, only between 1% and 2% of students chose the fully remote option for the 2021-22 school year
The mask guidance from Cherry Creek comes after other large Colorado districts, including Denver and Jeffco, released rules on face covering in recent days.
Students are also asking for more mental health services for AAPI students and more assistance for AAPI student alliances on campus.
The Colorado reading instruction bill has passed the Senate and on Thursday won unanimous support from the House Education Committee.
Michelle Chambers is one of two administrators named 2021 Colorado Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year for elementary school.
Experts have criticized the Lucy Calkins reading curriculum because it relies on debunked methods.
Cherry Creek is the first of four large Denver metro school districts to announce a finalist in the search for a new superintendent.
En un intento del distrito escolar para recuperar algo de la enseñanza perdida, los estudiantes de Westminster podrán optar por extender el año escolar.
Current and former Black students in the Douglas County School District said they want to see changes, from more clubs for students of color to new curriculum.
Many districts are taking a phased approach, reopening elementary schools before secondary schools.
Most districts that have switched to all-remote learning are planning to do so through winter break.
With many Colorado child care providers struggling to keep their doors open amid the pandemic, leaders in one county have stepped up with an unusual offer of financial help.
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