Articles By Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat

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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.

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Colorado schools, universities to get $300 million from federal relief package

School districts may also receive some of the about $3 billion set aside for governors to give to school districts that have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus

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Colorado drops school-day minimums, won’t make districts recoup time lost to coronavirus shutdown

Districts across the state are grappling with how to handle online instruction. Colorado Department of Education says keeping kids learning is more important than worrying about meeting traditional metrics, like hitting 160 days of instruction.

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Colorado school districts to work with local health departments amid coronavirus threat

In general, districts plan to keep schools open unless public health authorities tell them to close

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Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance

The board vote was 5 to 2. It’s the first time under the current accountability system, in place since 2009, that the State Board has ordered a school closed against its wishes.