Education

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Coronavirus has masked Colorado students’ emotions. Teachers are trying new ways to connect.

While masks haven’t obstructed learning or teachers’ ability to forge relationships with their kids, they have in some cases slowed communication and made it more difficult for educators to keep tabs on how their students are doing emotionally and academically.

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Colorado families are leaving $58 million in federal food aid on the table. Time is running out to apply.

Most school districts set up meal programs during school closures, but a Chalkbeat analysis found they served just a fraction of the meals they normally would provide to children living in poverty

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Poverty, hunger, lost learning all hit children hard. Colorado needs to protect them from COVID fallout, advocates say.

Hundreds of thousands of Colorado students are learning remotely, some by family choice and some because their school campuses remain closed

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Gov. Jared Polis launches $32.7 million fund to incubate ideas to improve student learning during coronavirus

Colorado's governor says he wants the state to use the money to address long-standing inequities among student populations

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University of Colorado signs sponsorship deal with sports betting operator

The five-year corporate sponsorship with PointsBet was negotiated by Learfield IMG College

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Two northern Colorado schools retire their Native American mascots

The Thompson School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to retire the Loveland High School Indian mascot and the Bill Reed Middle School Warrior mascot

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Here’s how Colorado’s October student count will change to preserve school-district funding

A district’s student count factors into how much state funding it’s given. As in past years, the state will offer a financial safety net to districts that lose students.

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17-year-olds would no longer be able to vote in Colorado primaries if ballot question passes

Amendment 76 will ask voters in November to specify that only U.S. citizens age 18 and older are eligible to participate in Colorado elections

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Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband

Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.