Six Colorado schools honored as prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools
Nationally, just 325 schools were named National Blue Ribbon Schools this year.
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.
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.
Two years into Colorado’s home school boom, pandemic uncertainties bring new families into the fold
The state’s population of home-school students doubled in the year after the pandemic hit classrooms. The growth could be long-lasting.
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
Colorado offers gift cards to students who sign up for COVID testing
Students will be eligible for a $25 gift card for the first test and $10 for each subsequent test.
Colorado’s standardized test scores are in. But did your kid even take the test?
One thing is clear: Many students struggled academically last year.
Adams 14 school board moves to sever ties with management company
The move comes just after the district hired a new superintendent Karla Loria and follows a critical evaluation of the company by a third party
Weekly testing could limit COVID’s spread in Colorado schools, state officials say as cases among kids surge
Cases among children ages 6 to 11, who are too young to be vaccinated, started increasing in July. Since mid-August, when students returned to school, cases in the age group have risen sharply.
Denver schools don’t have enough nurses despite extra funding
Sixty one schools started the year last week without a nurse
Tri-County Health mandates masks for people in schools, removes ability of counties to opt out
Health agency invalidates decisions by Douglas, Adams counties to opt out of school masking rules
Arapahoe, Douglas and Adams counties see school COVID-19 outbreaks
In mid-August, Tri-County Health Department issued an order that requires masks for all children ages 2 through 11
Desperate for teachers and staff, some rural Colorado schools are offering their workers child care
Faced with persistent staffing shortages, some rural school districts have decided to open child care centers themselves.
High school volleyball coach says Valor Christian forced him out for being gay
School officials say his sexuality does not align with Valor beliefs
Colorado voters split along party lines on mask and vaccine mandates in schools
Parents as a whole were almost evenly split on whether masks should be required in schools, a new poll finds
Douglas County schools sticks with student mask mandate despite commissioners’ opt out
The opt-out vote left it up to the school district to decide whether to move forward with its new mark rule
Adams 14, facing another year of declining enrollment, looks to attract students with billboards
The school board north of Denver unanimously approved the $43,500 advertising project
A Colorado Springs school district says it won’t report COVID cases even though Colorado law requires it
The school district said the risks of quarantine outweigh the risk of disease
Douglas County commissioners vote to opt out of Tri-County student mask order
“By opting out of this public health order, we will be securing the blessings of liberty,” Commissioner George Teal said during the meeting.
“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.