Jeffco Public Schools

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Coronavirus closures: Denver-area districts cancel in-person classes the rest of the school year

The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.

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For Colorado’s youngest students, attention span is just as important as academics in remote learning

As school districts shift to online learning in response to the coronavirus, technology will be critical in maintaining classroom relationships

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Colorado families are getting a taste of homeschool thanks to the coronavirus crisis. Could it stick?

As parents trade spots with teachers, some are considering making the jump to homeschooling for good. But it’s tougher than they thought.

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Colorado teachers plan to rally at the Capitol again this year — and at least one district will cancel classes

The 84,000-student Jeffco district made the announcement Wednesday, saying the number of expected teacher absences had exceeded the number that could be covered by substitutes

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Taking a hit: Colorado school districts grapple with insuring against hail

It’s one example of the often-forgotten expenses school districts incur outside of the classroom.

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Citing lack of consensus, Jeffco Public Schools abandons idea to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School

The idea was first floated in June. A survey by the school district revealed that many were against the concept.

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Should schools and buildings be torn down after mass shootings? Columbine looks to others as it struggles with trespassers

There are countless examples of macabre tourist attractions that have drawn the focus of the curious and the obsessed, or they were razed or remodeled quickly

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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.