Articles By Chalkbeat Colorado

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CU Boulder struggles to enroll low-income students. That has consequences for Coloradans’ social mobility.

University of Colorado Boulder is fifth-lowest among nation’s flagships in enrolling low-income students, thus slowing Colorado’s social mobility.

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Why so many Coloradans leave college financial aid on the table — and how to fix that

The state’s low completion rates of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid among high students places Colorado near the bottom in the nation

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Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours

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As coronavirus cases increase, Denver Public Schools takes second look at its in-person learning plans

Colorado’s largest school district started the school year remotely and began bringing back the youngest elementary students in mid-September

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To combat coronavirus, Durango’s Fort Lewis College embraces Navajo principle of kinship

Broadly, in Indigenous cultures, K’é encompasses mutual respect among all living things. It is demonstrated by making decisions to benefit the greater community.

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Why Colorado students are still taking the SAT, even though it’s now voluntary

In Colorado, at least for the foreseeable future, the privately administered SAT isn’t going anywhere.

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Colorado finally got full-day kindergarten, but parents are wary in the COVID era

Official enrollment numbers have not yet been finalized, but many districts are reporting a decline in kindergarten enrollment believed to be due to the pandemic

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What do Jeffco schools use to teach reading? District leaders don’t know, and neither does the public.

District leaders told Chalkbeat that each school has the autonomy to select its own reading curriculum, but officials don’t track what schools have chosen.