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What happened when a bright star in Denver’s startup scene started to fade

Nanno's plan was to build the best babysitting app around. But as a female-founded, consumer tech business heading into a global pandemic, that changed.

Business

Proposition 119, which would have raised Colorado marijuana taxes to pay for out-of-school learning, fails

Backers of the ballot measure, which split high-profile Democrats, admitted defeat Tuesday night

Politics and Government

Proposition 119: Colorado voters will decide whether to raise marijuana taxes to pay for out-of-school learning

Supporters say it will help close the achievement gap while opponents see it as a slippery slope toward privatizing education

Politics and Government

Colorado education groups split over proposal to raise marijuana taxes to boost out-of-school learning

Colorado’s top teachers union withdrew its support for Initiative 25. Some say it’s a voucher program, despite broad backing.

Education

Opinion: Access and information, not hesitancy, are the biggest challenges in getting more Coloradans vaccinated

The hesitancy we need to confront is not in the hearts and minds of Coloradans of color — it is in the institutions that exist to serve them.

Opinion Columns

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

Education

Top spenders on Colorado ballot measures all claimed victory in 2020 election, new reports show

Two nonprofits that don't disclose donors emerged as the top individual contributors at the state level this year, highlighting a loophole in state transparency law

Politics and Government

A Colorado school is taking coronavirus testing beyond its students and teachers

Clayton Early Learning’s entire school community — students, their families and teachers — can access high-quality testing on campus for free. It’s a unique approach to combating the virus that could serve as a national model.

Education

Aurora will offer its 4,000 teachers two coronavirus tests a month come fall. Will other school districts follow?

A tool developed with help from Harvard and MIT epidemiologists aims to help Aurora Public Schools staff better access coronavirus tests and track symptoms and cases

Education

As society changes, Colorado investors want to make more impact with their money

Environmental issues, social justice and economic equity are on many minds and a growing force of impact investors hope to change the world by supporting like-minded companies.

Business

Voters will decide in November whether all Colorado 4-year-olds can attend preschool starting in 2023

Voters will be asked in November whether to raise taxes on nicotine products to fund a universal preschool program, one of Gov. Jared Polis’ major policy goals

Education

How Colorado lined up child care for 1,000 essential workers in one week

As frontline workers step up to care for coronavirus patients, child care providers are stepping up to care for their children.

Education