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Coronavirus closures: Denver-area districts cancel in-person classes the rest of the school year

The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.

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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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Five takeaways from Colorado’s 2019-20 student census

Colorado’s public school enrollment nudged up this year — propelled by changes in full-day kindergarten, according to official numbers released Thursday.

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Denver turned marijuana into money for after-school programs. Other cities are taking note.

In 2012 Colorado approved the recreational use of marijuana for adults, with a tax earmarking some funds for education

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Teachers in Park County end strike without pay raises or a contract

This marks the end of the longest teacher strike in Colorado in decades and the first in recent years to end without any meaningful concessions from the district

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How a Colorado public school for students with dyslexia is changing the game for struggling readers — and the state conversation on reading

ALLIES, now in its third year, is ascending at a time when lawmakers and education leaders are raising big questions about why so many Colorado children can’t read well

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Park County teacher strike enters its second week, even as classes resume

District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff

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Judge dismisses lawsuits challenging private management in two Colorado school districts

David H. Goldberg, a Denver district court judge, ruled that the union failed to establish how the order had caused injury and so lacked grounds to sue

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Park County teachers plan to strike Monday after negotiations break down

The union received legal clearance to strike from the state Department of Labor and Employment in late September and set an official strike date of Oct. 14