Christina Gillette Randle, a first grade teacher at Soaring Eagles Elementary School in Colorado Springs, counts the syllables of words while recording herself teaching a lesson for Rocky Mountain Public Media’s “Colorado Classroom - Read With Me at Home” program. Gillette Randle suggests children read for 20 minutes every day over the summer. (Erica Breunlin, The Colorado Sun)

Remote learning robbed Colorado kids of end-of-year traditions. It might also set them back over summer break.

To help students retain what they learned this year, teachers recommend they read daily, prepare meals a few nights and count bugs.

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds Colorado’s right to remove “faithless electors” in consequential ruling

The “faithless electors” decision threatened to have major consequences in the upcoming election by reshaping the Electoral College

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Trains could return to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass, rumble through Leadville under pair of proposals

A billionaire-backed agricultural outfit in southeast Colorado and a fledgling oil railroad project in Utah want to run trains on Union Pacific’s long dormant tracks between Cañon City and Dotsero.