Education

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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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Little-known internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputers

Front Range-based GigaPop wants to team with local governments on the Western Slope to improve broadband in rural Colorado. It’s looking for funding for the $2.2 million project.

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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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Gov. Jared Polis expects many Colorado schools open this fall. But classes will look very different.

The Democratic governor says schools may close periodically when “there’s an inevitable outbreak.”

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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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Why Colorado school districts are serving fewer meals during coronavirus closures

A Chalkbeat analysis of data from the first month of food distribution found that many metro area school districts are serving less than half of the meals they would have served if school were in session, in some cases much less

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Hybrid of in-person and remote learning likely in Denver schools this fall

The district plans to begin gathering feedback from families next week via a survey

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Coronavirus is threatening school safety efforts prompted by STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting

The state legislature is dealing with a decreased budget and limited time for lawmaking, meaning a slate of bills that have yet to pass on school safety are likely at risk