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How programs across Colorado aim to end “period poverty” with free tampons and pads

People who menstruate sometimes find themselves choosing between buying food and paying for hygiene products. Schools and charities are trying to change that equation.

Equity

Beloved former high school in Commerce City will be demolished after enduring fire, squatters and a meth lab

The former high school has been empty since 2009 when the district moved high school students to a new building off of Quebec Parkway

Education

Denver high school students protest outside DPS offices calling for removal of board member Tay Anderson

Students from across Colorado's largest district held a walkout Monday morning, insisting they feel unsafe and want DPS to do more to protect them.

Education

Second STEM School Highlands Ranch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

Devon Erickson, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder earlier this summer for his role in the May 7, 2019, shooting

Crime and Courts

DPS board votes 6-1 to censure Tay Anderson for “disturbing pattern” of behavior and intimidation

One board member wants Anderson to reconsider remaining on the board. He has insisted he will carry out his term.

Education

Investigators couldn’t back up sexual assault claims against Tay Anderson, but found he flirted with underage student

Denver Public Schools Board of Education will meet Friday to consider a censure of Anderson, who was at the center of a six-month investigation into allegations of sexual assault.

Education

The pandemic impacted fall enrollment at Colorado community colleges — but not as much as feared

Enrollment in the system remains down over 10% from 2019.

Education

On the Navajo Nation, “putting seeds in the ground is our greatest act of resistance,” Fort Lewis students learn

Internship program hones lessons taught by parents and grandparents as students learn the role food, housing, language and ritual play in contemporary human rights struggles. 

Education

After years of calls to correct its whitewashed history, Fort Lewis College is owning up to its Indian boarding school past

The origin of Fort Lewis College in Durango is a dark stain on American education and the state of Colorado. The school’s own leaders have said as much.

Education

Most Colorado students now attend schools in districts that have mask mandates

At least 78% of Colorado students in preschool through 12th grade now attend school under a mask mandate

Education

New guidance urges Colorado school districts to require masks, but governor sees no need for state mandate

Jared Polis' remarks are in keeping with the local control approach the state has adopted this school year.

Education

Investigation into Tay Anderson sexual assault allegations to be released Wednesday

The Denver Public Schools board hired Investigations Law Group in April to investigate accusations against Anderson

Education

Denver schools increase safety officers, seek authority to ticket students

Denver Public Schools would no longer have 18 Denver police officers inside schools issuing tickets, but instead have 25 armed patrol officers with that authority.

Education

Two years into Colorado’s home school boom, pandemic uncertainties bring new families into the fold

The state’s population of home-school students doubled in the year after the pandemic hit classrooms. The growth could be long-lasting.

Education

A 7-year-old Colorado girl’s school district says in-person learning is best. Her parents want virtual.

Pearl’s family feels stuck between choosing the best educational setting for their daughter, who has Down syndrome, and protecting her health

Education

Crested Butte lured an outdoor publication to town as a tourism bid. Now overrun by visitors, the partnership must evolve.

Three years after Blister’s move to Crested Butte, the gear review site's relocation yields deeper partnership and bigger picture goals.

Outdoors

As students return, Colorado State University works to help them adjust to campus life during COVID

After a pandemic year, students across Colorado and the country are struggling to figure out a return to college life

Education

Colorado offers gift cards to students who sign up for COVID testing

Students will be eligible for a $25 gift card for the first test and $10 for each subsequent test.

Education

Colorado’s standardized test scores are in. But did your kid even take the test?

One thing is clear: Many students struggled academically last year.

Education

Adams 14 school board moves to sever ties with management company

The move comes just after the district hired a new superintendent Karla Loria and follows a critical evaluation of the company by a third party

Education
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