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.
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Online classes aren’t going anywhere, but thousands of Colorado students still don’t have internet access
Student demand for laptops and Chromebooks has dropped but districts are still questioning how to reach all their kids with reliable internet.
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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is also working to address $17.5 million in overpayments, a depleted Trust Fund and the approaching end of $600 weekly pandemic payments
Racial and income gaps in diabetes management and access to care are worse than ever in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aspen, other ski towns thought coronavirus anitbody tests would help them reopen. Instead they caused confusion.
Now, amid concerns about their unreliability, many testing programs have been scaled back or put on hold
Only 6% of calls to Colorado’s unemployment line are getting answered. But changes are on the horizon.
Calls to the state's unemployment call center are 10-30 times higher than pre-coronavirus. Colorado has ramped up its capacity, but soon getting help may no longer require a phone call.
Sussing out which parts of the state barely have service is a guessing game. But several gigabit internet projects in the works could fill gaps.
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.
Colorado’s system of 52 school-based health centers has grown into a crucial element of overall population health, delivering more than 100,000 visits last school year.