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Colorado will allow colleges to teach in-person as long as classrooms are at half capacity

The state said it will issue new guidelines for the fall semester in the next several weeks.

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Colorado’s shift to a new higher education funding formula places the focus on the student

College leaders say the change will align resources to state goals and help encourage institutions to provide resources for the neediest students to complete their education

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Less learning and late guidance: School districts struggle to help English language learners during COVID-19 crisis

The rapid shift to remote learning forced by the COVID-19 crisis has left the nation’s roughly 5 million English language learners in a precarious position

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Colorado’s CARES Act money doesn’t do enough for colleges and students, higher education leaders say

In total, the Colorado colleges and universities received $173.3 million from the CARES Act

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Why Colorado school districts are serving fewer meals during coronavirus closures

A Chalkbeat analysis of data from the first month of food distribution found that many metro area school districts are serving less than half of the meals they would have served if school were in session, in some cases much less

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With move to online learning, University of Denver students petition for tuition adjustment

Knowing DU students face uncertain futures and feeling as if changes due to the shutdowns are severely diminishing their support network and academic experience, 11 students filed a petition to ask the school to adjust tuition

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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