Denver suburbs

The Cherry Creek School District built the new facility in Aurora with $19 million in voter-approved bond funding.
The district’s top leader is retiring. Since Pat Sandos’ announcement, the school board is dealing with accusations of bribery, petitions to speed Sandos’ departure, and a delay in naming a replacement.
Cada vez más niños están en duelo por la pérdida de uno de sus padres, pero pocos programas de apoyo existen.
The district says resources to help those students — from free transportation to rental assistance — are nearly maxed out.
Cherry Creek schools is funding a pilot program with nonprofit Judi’s House to create the curriculum.
Un número creciente de distritos escolares de Colorado ofrecerá almuerzo gratis a todos los estudiantes el próximo año, incluidos los de Denver, Douglas County, y Greeley-Evans.
Westminster is among several Colorado districts that have boosted starting teacher salaries recently, with Cherry Creek recently announcing a $57,000 floor.
Homeowners may have been better off paying the higher property taxes the district first asked for, the study suggests.
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.
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