Photographed from outside their home, 10-year-old Shepsira Turner, left, works on an iPad-based school lesson with her mother Deronn Turner, right, at home in Denver on April 15, 2020. (Andy Colwell, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Denver survey shows Black and Hispanic families more likely to prefer virtual learning

Denver Public Schools plans to offer an online-only option for its students. The parents of 23% of students prefer 100% virtual instruction. But a greater percentage of minority parents want their kids to learn from home.

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A Colorado author’s “dream trip” to the Amazon rain forest inspired “Tree of Dreams”

For Laura Resau, seeing the landscape and learning about the culture of indigenous people led to plans for artistic collaboration -- including one that soon will come to fruition

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Flown into the heart of the Amazon rain forest, a party of travelers has second thoughts

Laura Resau's layered work of juvenile literature combines mysticism, hard truths about the destruction of the rain forest and its indigenous people -- and chocolate