A Douglas County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle outside of STEM School Highlands Ranch following a shooting that left one student dead and eight others wounded on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Hero students like Kendrick Castillo highlight a shift in guidance on how to respond to a school shooting

A majority of school districts have now embraced such an approach of training people to fight back, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario

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Michael Bloomberg has created a parallel presidential race in states like Colorado. Can he win?

Skipping the early voting states and banking on success in later delegate-rich contests has never been done successfully.

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Michael Bennet on why America should keep tabs on the impeachment trial, even if the trajectory won’t change

Bennet, Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator, says he thinks Senate Republicans -— “if (they) have any self respect” — should let former national security adviser John Bolton testify

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Most Colorado teacher prep programs don’t teach reading well, report says. University leaders don’t buy it.

While many higher education leaders discount the report as an unreliable gauge of whether teacher prep programs adequately train teachers on reading instruction, there’s no debate that far too many children struggle with reading