The start of school has been chaotic for districts amid the coronavirus crisis. Educators fear that without more support, students will be left behind.
Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadbandBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
With Colorado schools resuming classes amid coronavirus, the outdoors provides a safe place to learnBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado students may shuffle school districts during coronavirus, leaving a financial mess in their wake
Gov. Jared Polis, education advocates and some state lawmakers anticipate a spike in families utilizing Colorado’s open-enrollment process, which allows them to join any school district throughout the state
These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.
District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.
Wealthy Colorado parents are hiring teachers for private learning pods, leaving low-income students behind
As school plans change and some districts opt for remote learning, deep-pocketed parents are shelling out big sums so they get back to work with peace of mind. Those who can’t afford to do so risk their kids’ ability to stay on track.
Colorado issues guidance on when coronavirus should prompt a school closure as governor calls in-person learning “reasonably safe”
The guidance comes as Gov. Jared Polis says it’s “reasonably safe” for children to return to schools for in-person learning. Polis said his own children will be returning to classes.
Students struggle to learn in the face of trauma. Colorado school districts’ first lesson for them this fall: how to cope.
Recognizing how much kids’ lives have been turned upside down by COVID-19, school leaders are prioritizing their social-emotional wellbeing.
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.
Many teachers hope to be with their students, but also have deep concerns about how to bring back in-person learning safely
Denver’s Black students are raising their voices to redesign the curriculum, ensure their history is taught
A student-led podcast launching on July 4th will highlight the experiences of Black Americans and call for a greater focus on the struggles they’ve already endured.
The district will open up all schools to students this fall but will keep an option of online schooling on the table.