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. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado schools sound the alarm on students’ emotional well-being during coronavirus crisis

Social emotional health may have to take priority over academic expectations. “The least important thing will be the math assignment if a family needs a different kind of support,” Cañon City Schools leader said.

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To test or not to test? Colorado educators and advocates divided on CMAS in a pandemic

Federal and state law require standardized tests — in Colorado, that’s CMAS for students in third through eighth grade

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$5 million bond for man accused of killing 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984

Prosecutors said that there was enough circumstantial evidence to charge Steve Pankey, 69, with the killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews

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Colorado student, scientist named Time Magazine’s “Kid of the Year”

Gitanjali Rao, a sophomore at STEM School Highlands Ranch who lives in the city of Lone Tree, was selected from more than 5,000 nominees