Canon City School District
“Finding out that we are all human”: COVID-19 brought Colorado teachers back to the basics of connecting with kids
Teachers learned lessons of their own during the pandemic. They’ll return next year with new ways to educate and a focus on relationships.
Is remote learning here to stay? Many, but not all, Colorado schools will offer online classes this fall.
More than 700 Jeffco Public Schools students are enrolled in the district’s new online program for next year, while some rural schools are prioritizing in-person learning.
Universal free lunch will help Colorado districts keep feeding kids. But could it also rob some schools of state funding?
The USDA has extended universal free meals through the next school year. Some districts worry it could result in fewer state dollars they need for vulnerable students.
Should every Colorado kid get a mental health exam after enduring coronavirus? It won’t be easy.
Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, a Commerce City Democrat, isn’t sure how to accomplish the logistics, but she thinks her idea is a matter of school safety and statewide health
Colorado’s vaccine schedule won’t salvage a school year upended by coronavirus
By the time teachers are vaccinated, schools will be headed to summer break. Districts are calling for teachers to move to the top of Phase 2 inoculations.
Colorado teachers are working twice — sometimes three times — as hard when their students learn both in person and online
A hybrid approach to school gives students the chance to see teachers and peers in person. But is it also burning out educators?
Coronavirus has masked Colorado students’ emotions. Teachers are trying new ways to connect.
While masks haven’t obstructed learning or teachers’ ability to forge relationships with their kids, they have in some cases slowed communication and made it more difficult for educators to keep tabs on how their students are doing emotionally and academically.
Colorado teachers want a voice as schools plan for fall classes during coronavirus crisis
Many teachers hope to be with their students, but also have deep concerns about how to bring back in-person learning safely
As Colorado schools start plotting fall classes they have more questions than answers
Schools will look drastically different to Colorado teachers and their students. The state has offered guidance on how to carry out the changes and keep everyone safe.
“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.
As Colorado kids with disabilities study remotely, some are lacking critical support services
Students with special needs are continuing coursework online. But for some needing other services, like occupational therapy, they’ve been out of luck.
Coronavirus stole their last months of high school in Colorado, and a long list of traditions
From prom to graduation to just hanging out with friends, Colorado seniors are missing out on some final moments. But they say this isn’t the worst thing that’s happened to the class of 2020.