Classrooms at Fowler High School use 9x9-inch tiles for flooring. School Dist. Supt. Alfie Lotrich says replacing the tiles is both financially and logistically prohibitive, since doing so would require asbestos abatement and the sealing off parts of the school. He added that "as long as all the asbestos is not disturbed or encased " there no need for concern. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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In general, districts plan to keep schools open unless public health authorities tell them to close

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Colorado election officials say they’re confident voters will be able to cast their votes safely

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Colorado health officials warn state could reach record coronavirus hospitalizations by Nov. 10

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