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Six Colorado schools honored as prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools

Nationally, just 325 schools were named National Blue Ribbon Schools this year.

Education

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.

Education

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.

Education

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.

Education

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

Education

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.

Education

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.

Education

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

Education

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.

Coronavirus

Denver schools don’t have enough nurses despite extra funding

Sixty one schools started the year last week without a nurse

Education

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

Education

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

Coronavirus

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.

Education

High school volleyball coach says Valor Christian forced him out for being gay

School officials say his sexuality does not align with Valor beliefs

Education

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

Education

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

Coronavirus

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

Education

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

Education

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.

News

“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.

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