Nick Bales, 17, pictured in his senior photo this year. Nick took his own life Sept. 29 after battling depression for years. The Arapahoe High School student lost three friends to suicide before he died. (Photo provided by Bales family)

“He seemed to have it all”: Arapahoe High School senior’s suicide rattles emotionally fatigued, frightened community

Colorado’s teen suicide rates have reached a “crisis” level

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Colorado schools, universities to get $300 million from federal relief package

School districts may also receive some of the about $3 billion set aside for governors to give to school districts that have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus

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Colorado school districts won’t be required to conduct teacher evaluations this year

Many school districts have said they’re still considering their options or waiting on guidance from state education officials

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Colorado is extending its special health insurance enrollment period because so many are rushing to get coverage

The state created the enrollment period so more people can have health insurance as the coronavirus spreads