Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock talks about the shooting at STEM School in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

STEM School Highlands Ranch didn’t have school resource deputy because of disagreement with sheriff’s office

The school and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office clashed at the end of last school year over the duties of its school resource deputy. Ultimately, a contract wasn’t renewed for the 2018-19 term.

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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