Articles By Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat

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Colorado school districts have to track attendance this year. Here’s what you need to know.

Colorado officials want to balance holding districts accountable for educating students and acknowledging that this school year isn’t exactly normal.

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Figuring out school buses is just as complicated as reopening Colorado classrooms

Guidelines to limit the spread of COVID cut the number of students permitted on buses by two-thirds

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Aurora school board struggling with who will decide when it’s safe to start in-person learning, and how

Aurora board members said they worry that public health guidance is being influenced by political and economic pressures

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What is a cohort and how will it help Colorado schools keep students safe?

“It really is one of the most important tools we have,” said Therese Pilonetti, the institutions unit manager for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Aurora students will learn virtually for their first quarter this fall

Board member Nichelle Ortiz said board members have heard from principals who feel they aren’t ready, as well as from a number of other school staff

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Classrooms will be risky. Virtual learning falls short. How are Colorado parents choosing?

Colorado school districts have been releasing plans, but have asked for patience as they keep working out some details

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Jeffco Public Schools will allow all students to return to school buildings this fall

The district will also have a remote option for any students who want to keep learning from home

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Colorado school districts fear coronavirus relief money won’t make up for budget cuts

Gov. Jared Polis has said repeatedly that he intends to give districts as much flexibility as possible, but federal rules deem that it be used by the end of the calendar year for purposes related to COVID response