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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

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A 16-year-old Denver high school student known for her smile has died from coronavirus

Jaqueline Paisano, who everyone knew as Jackie, died of COVID-19 complications Monday night. She would have been 17 next month.

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This Aurora school held a virtual pep rally to keep its school culture alive during coronavirus

Now that school buildings have been closed for the rest of the school year in Aurora, Paris Elementary leaders are trying to bring back some of that feeling

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Here’s how to stay informed about what your Colorado school board is doing amid coronavirus

Several school boards in Colorado already had a way to livestream and post recordings of their meetings online, but even those processes are being adjusted to allow for school board members and the public to participate remotely.