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Colorado school districts start announcing plans to return to in-person in January
Adams 14, Aurora and Cherry Creek are building in some remote learning days to the spring semester as they respond to the state's push to get kids back in the classroom
In Aurora, a bigger conversation about police in schools
In an open letter to the community in June, Aurora Superintendent Rico Munn argued that the phrase “defund the police” should not be seen as radical or scary
Colorado’s older teachers face a crossroads: Risk coronavirus or retire?
Without statewide data on teacher retirees available, it’s hard to know whether Colorado is seeing more older teachers exit amid the pandemic.
Aurora working group presents draft plan to recruit and retain more teachers of color
This year, about 20% of Aurora's licensed staff members are employees of color — while 85% of the district's students are of color
Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home
“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice
Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.
Aurora school board struggling with who will decide when it’s safe to start in-person learning, and how
Aurora board members said they worry that public health guidance is being influenced by political and economic pressures
Aurora students will learn virtually for their first quarter this fall
Board member Nichelle Ortiz said board members have heard from principals who feel they aren’t ready, as well as from a number of other school staff
Aurora will offer its 4,000 teachers two coronavirus tests a month come fall. Will other school districts follow?
A tool developed with help from Harvard and MIT epidemiologists aims to help Aurora Public Schools staff better access coronavirus tests and track symptoms and cases
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.
How Colorado lined up child care for 1,000 essential workers in one week
As frontline workers step up to care for coronavirus patients, child care providers are stepping up to care for their children.
School districts across the state — including Denver, Boulder, Aurora and Jeffco — announce closures in response to coronavirus
The closures come after universities and colleges across the state canceled in-person classes and after a CU Boulder employee tested positive for the virus
Many refugee students register for school using the wrong birthdate. Advocates urge Aurora district to change how it verifies age.
Aurora Public Schools, one of the state’s most diverse districts, had 1,551 refugee students enrolled during the 2018-19 school year — making the issue particularly resonant in this community.