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Nicolais: Tay Anderson should rethink his Trumpian tactics

In response to the investigation into his conduct released last week, Anderson sounded remarkably similar in style to the former president

Opinion Columns

How programs across Colorado aim to end “period poverty” with free tampons and pads

People who menstruate sometimes find themselves choosing between buying food and paying for hygiene products. Schools and charities are trying to change that equation.

Equity

Denver high school students protest outside DPS offices calling for removal of board member Tay Anderson

Students from across Colorado's largest district held a walkout Monday morning, insisting they feel unsafe and want DPS to do more to protect them.

Education

DPS board votes 6-1 to censure Tay Anderson for “disturbing pattern” of behavior and intimidation

One board member wants Anderson to reconsider remaining on the board. He has insisted he will carry out his term.

Education

Investigators couldn’t back up sexual assault claims against Tay Anderson, but found he flirted with underage student

Denver Public Schools Board of Education will meet Friday to consider a censure of Anderson, who was at the center of a six-month investigation into allegations of sexual assault.

Education

Investigation into Tay Anderson sexual assault allegations to be released Wednesday

The Denver Public Schools board hired Investigations Law Group in April to investigate accusations against Anderson

Education

Opinion: Schools should prioritize teaching youth about sexual consent

It’s just as important as reading, writing, and math, and it’s a key to reducing sexual assault

Opinion Columns

Denver schools increase safety officers, seek authority to ticket students

Denver Public Schools would no longer have 18 Denver police officers inside schools issuing tickets, but instead have 25 armed patrol officers with that authority.

Education

A 7-year-old Colorado girl’s school district says in-person learning is best. Her parents want virtual.

Pearl’s family feels stuck between choosing the best educational setting for their daughter, who has Down syndrome, and protecting her health

Education

“Surrounded by toxicity”: As Colorado schools reopen, pandemic-fueled politics overwhelm classrooms

The school year is starting off in turmoil as mask mandates in some districts divide families and educators.

Education

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

Education

Opinion: Masks for schoolchildren? This is not a tough call.

No one needs more time, or more data, or more consultation.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Denver goes all in on vaccines. They may be the first to go quite so far, but they won’t be the last.

The one thing we can be relatively sure of is that when winter comes, the pandemic will grow even worse. That’s why the time to act is now. Will the suburbs join Denver?

Opinion Columns

Denver Public Schools, Colorado’s largest district, will require face masks for all students and staff

Denver’s policy is in line with guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said last week that all students and staff should wear masks regardless of vaccination status

Coronavirus

Wilson: The tide turns for Tay Anderson, but will the left learn not to be too quick to judgment?

Denver school board member has been cyber-bullied, even after his anonymous accuser recanted her claims of sexual assault

Opinion Columns

Denver isn’t pursuing a true-up with charter schools that got federal coronavirus loans

Across the country, charter and private schools got $6 billion in paycheck protecting funding, according to Education Week

Education

Here’s what you need to know about Colorado air pollution — and what you can do about it

A heat wave spikes ozone levels to “Unhealthy” on the Front Range, and Sun readers have questions. We sought some of the top air experts in the state for your answers.

Environment

Tay Anderson to resume Denver school board duties before investigation ends

Anderson said his return to work is “effective immediately,” though board meetings do not resume until August

Education

Colorado is more diverse than ever, but its college professors are overwhelmingly white

Who teaches students matters. Studies show that it affects a student’s sense of belonging, and whether students and families see colleges as being for them.

Education

“Everything is still the same”: A year after protests, young Coloradans don’t think anyone is listening anymore

Much of the momentum behind last summer’s Black Lives Matter movement has died down, leaving students to wonder how much longer they’ll have to fight for change.

Education
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