Colorado Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder, right, talks to Senate GOP leader Chris Holbert on the floor May 28, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado lawmakers focus on essential workers amid coronavirus, push to make paid sick leave a right for all

Much like the debate on broader paid family leave earlier this session, Colorado business owners and organizations are opposed to new mandates

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Denver school board unanimously backs curriculum redesign to highlight racially diverse narratives

The historic Know Justice Know Peace Resolution comes after over a year of work led by Denver Public Schools students, teachers and staff at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College

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Aurora working group presents draft plan to recruit and retain more teachers of color

This year, about 20% of Aurora's licensed staff members are employees of color — while 85% of the district's students are of color

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Two churches in Colorado granted exemption from state coronavirus guidelines

Denver Bible Church in Wheat Ridge and Community Baptist Church in Brighton filed a complaint in August against the state's mask mandate and limitations on indoor gatherings