Articles By Erica Breunlin

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As Colorado schools start plotting fall classes they have more questions than answers

Schools will look drastically different to Colorado teachers and their students. The state has offered guidance on how to carry out the changes and keep everyone safe.

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Remote learning robbed Colorado kids of end-of-year traditions. It might also set them back over summer break.

To help students retain what they learned this year, teachers recommend they read daily, prepare meals a few nights and count bugs.

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Enrollment usually rises at community colleges during an economic downturn. That’s not the case during coronavirus.

Fall enrollment among Colorado community colleges is down 22% at a time those schools have become more reliant on tuition

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“College can wait”: With families struggling, Colorado students are working to help make ends meet

As the coronavirus has rattled the economy, leading to layoffs and reduced hours for many, high school students have stepped up to help their families. Some are now delaying college plans.

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Colorado’s coronavirus budget crunch is putting Democratic accomplishments at risk

The Joint Budget Committee will begin meeting next week to consider recommended spending cuts, but they still may not be enough to balance the budget

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Even as Colorado child care centers reopen, their long-term survivability is at risk

Under new restrictions, child care facilities can have no more than 10 kids per room. That means fewer spots for parents -- and less profit for providers.

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Colorado schools sound the alarm on students’ emotional well-being during coronavirus crisis

Social emotional health may have to take priority over academic expectations. “The least important thing will be the math assignment if a family needs a different kind of support,” Cañon City Schools leader said.

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As Colorado kids with disabilities study remotely, some are lacking critical support services

Students with special needs are continuing coursework online. But for some needing other services, like occupational therapy, they’ve been out of luck.

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How do you study online without a computer or internet access? It’s a reality for many Colorado kids.

As school districts roll out online learning after coronavirus shut down schools, about 55,000 Colorado students don’t have access to a device and 64,000 don’t have access to the internet