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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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