Cherry Creek School District
Many Colorado students are back in class, but the state’s expanded school COVID testing program won’t start for weeks
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is behind schedule to sign contracts for a weekly COVID-19 rapid testing program available to schools statewide
Colorado districts prepare for CMAS testing amid uncertainty about federal waiver
At least one Colorado district would have to reorganize cohorts into grade-level groups to take the federal assessment. Thousands of students opting for online learning in other districts would have to enter school buildings again.
Some school staff are eligible for coronavirus vaccine in Colorado right now, but not teachers
Only about 1,600 employees of Denver Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. The district employs 15,000 people.
Drool for school: Colorado schools add saliva testing to slow spread of coronavirus in the classroom
Regular testing of elementary school kids aims to ID asymptomatic cases and keep disease from shutting down in-person learning this spring
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
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.
Despite costs, complications — and meltdowns — Colorado school districts power through full-day kindergarten
Parents are embracing the new option, championed by Gov. Jared Polis, even if their young ones can be a bit hesitant to head to class
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.
Protecting kids from porn? Assaulting free speech? Library critics take aim at public databases.
Colorado parents’ lawsuit and conservative group claiming to defend “virtue and freedom” claim national information provider made online porn available to kids -- deliberately