Peter West, operator at South Platte Water Renewal Partners stands atop a clarifier where he takes his sludge judge to measure solids at the bottom of the settling tank on May 12, 2020. The South Platte Water Renewal Partners are participating in a sewage study in an attempt to determine how much of the population is infected with the coronavirus. The utility serves Englewood, Littleton and 21 smaller sewage systems. (John Leyba, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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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