Third-grade teacher Marsha DeHerrera supervises her students as they work on a "Fabulous Me" assignment at La Jara Elementary School Aug. 21, 2019. The school is part of the North Conejos School District and operates on a four-day week where students attend classes for nearly eight hours per day. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

What The Colorado Sun learned visiting four-day schools across the state

Takeaways from The Sun’s series examining the rising number of districts in the state that have dropped a fifth day of school

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Colorado farmers hopeful as revised free-trade deal with Mexico and Canada approved

The new North American deal will have greater impact on Colorado’s agriculture than the recently approved deal with China

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The people’s projector: Denver’s D&F Tower converted to artists’ canvas by “Night Lights” installation

Animations will roll over the 16th Street Mall landmark in “permanent” installation designed to spark thought provoking moments for as long as a decade.

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A Colorado-born tale of the zombie apocalypse details a feast of the undead — with a side of ethics

Philosopher/educator Bryan Hall, a dedicated horror fan, coaxes us to re-examine what’s moral, deal with evolving zombies and consider an upside-down political landscape