Students in Barbara Haggerty's third grade class at Pennock Elementary School are already hard at work inside their classroom at the start of another school year on August 22, 2019 in Brighton. Pennock and other schools in the 27J District are on a four day school week, taking every Monday off. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

School choice: What is it and how does it work in Colorado?

At its most basic, school choice means students can request to attend any public school in Colorado for free, even across district lines.

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 48 as disease spreads to at least 47 counties

The number of counties affected and number of people hospitalized by the virus have rapidly risen in recent days.

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Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in coronavirus times

Typically open — although national parks are increasingly limiting access and more shelter-at-home orders are being issued — the great outdoors provides a natural way to social distance