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Boulder Valley School District

Boulder Valley School District
Boulder Valley School District

Opinion: Transition Colorado’s school buses to electric

We have the money. We have the leadership. All we have to lose is the toxic diesel exhaust

Opinion Columns

Boulder Valley School District, largely unscathed by the Marshall fire, will resume classes Wednesday

The school district’s reopening comes as thousands of area residents remain without gas service, despite door-to-door effort by Xcel Energy crews

Marshall Fire

A tutoring program cultivates community bonds to help Latinx students in Boulder County

The program started in 2019, but expanded at the start of the pandemic, when parents worried their children were falling behind. Today, 70 students are enrolled and 50 more are waiting.


Two districts account for nearly 90% of Colorado’s very limited COVID testing in schools

Nearly two months into the program, only about 6,000 students are getting swabbed weekly. That’s less than 1% of the state’s K-12 population.


Anti-maskers are spreading a new tactic to challenge Colorado school boards: recalls

In Boulder and Weld counties, parents upset with mask mandates are trying to recall school board members who support them


“It was going to happen eventually”: A popular lunchtime spot for Boulder students is now marred by gun violence

For Fairview High students, King Soopers on Table Mesa Drive was a “go-to place” to hang out with friends. Now, they wonder if they’ll ever feel safe there again.


Colorado AG leads push to use federal internet discounts to help students get online at home — not just at school

The E-rate effort comes nearly five years after the Boulder Valley School District first petitioned the Federal Communications Commission for the exact same thing to close the homework gap


Boulder Valley School District will end its school resource officer program. But that doesn’t mean cutting ties with police altogether.

The school board voted Tuesday night to develop a new plan for the district’s relationship with police by May and to fully end the SRO program by January 2022


Boulder Valley School District may scrap its school resource officer program. What replaces it is a question mark.

The BVSD Equity Council, which includes students, is urging the board to redefine police presence in schools.


For Colorado’s youngest students, attention span is just as important as academics in remote learning

As school districts shift to online learning in response to the coronavirus, technology will be critical in maintaining classroom relationships


Colorado’s near-lowest vaccination rates have schools ready to enforce state law to prevent an outbreak

Boulder Valley, Littleton and Brighton are excluding noncompliant students from school amid growing fears about Colorado's vaccination rates


Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families

A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.