“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.
Opinion: Medical professionals agree we should protect students’ health this fall. We don’t agree on how.
Life is not risk free, and we need to start considering the harms that we are perpetrating on our children in our public health quest to make our schools a zero-risk environment.
“Not waiting until summer”: Adams 14 leaders try to get ninth graders back on track after more than half fail two or more classes
Administrators blame a long period of online instruction because of coronavirus. Adams 12, Aurora also logged big increases in kids failing classes in pandemic conditions.
Colorado’s substitute teacher shortage, worsened by coronavirus, could force some schools to close. Again.
Districts are finding creative ways to fill the gap, leaning on their own teachers, administrators and even parents to sub
Thousands of kids in Colorado’s largest school districts didn’t show up for spring remote learning. The race is on to find them.
Districts have devoted part of the summer to trying to regain contact with families who fell out of touch. They’ve called, texted and even visited homes.