Tens of thousands of Colorado kids still lack internet access. State stimulus dollars will only offer a short-term fix.
Lawmakers are devoting $20 million to help improve internet connectivity for students. Education leaders are grateful, but say the money won’t solve the root of the issue: inadequate infrastructure.
With plywood, glue and a lot of love, an Arvada couple is giving Colorado kids a place to study — one desk at a timeErica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Pueblo teachers are battling a district requirement that they go to school, even though students are at homeErica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
As coronavirus drives more Colorado school districts to stop in-person learning, some neighboring charter schools buck that trendErica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Coronavirus prepared schools for a second crisis — the East Troublesome fire. But students now have double the trauma.Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home
Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.
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
The start of school has been chaotic for districts amid the coronavirus crisis. Educators fear that without more support, students will be left behind.
A district’s student count factors into how much state funding it’s given. As in past years, the state will offer a financial safety net to districts that lose students.
Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband
Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.
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.
With Colorado schools resuming classes amid coronavirus, the outdoors provides a safe place to learn
Nonprofits like Big Green and Thorne Nature Experience are helping ensure kids have access to learning experiences outside
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