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Colorado governor, CHSAA sign off on high school football, field hockey in fall

Schools have the option of resuming the sports in the coming weeks if they are ready, or waiting until the spring

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Colorado’s two main teachers unions launch merger talks

The Colorado Education Association and AFT Colorado announced this week that they are forming an “exploratory unity committee” to look at consolidation

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Coronavirus has masked Colorado students’ emotions. Teachers are trying new ways to connect.

While masks haven’t obstructed learning or teachers’ ability to forge relationships with their kids, they have in some cases slowed communication and made it more difficult for educators to keep tabs on how their students are doing emotionally and academically.

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Colorado families are leaving $58 million in federal food aid on the table. Time is running out to apply.

Most school districts set up meal programs during school closures, but a Chalkbeat analysis found they served just a fraction of the meals they normally would provide to children living in poverty

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Two northern Colorado schools retire their Native American mascots

The Thompson School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to retire the Loveland High School Indian mascot and the Bill Reed Middle School Warrior mascot

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Here’s how Colorado’s October student count will change to preserve school-district funding

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.

Opinion: Teaching history in a historic moment

A Denver East High School teacher wonders what student yearbooks will tell future generations about the coronavirus and social justice movements

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Figuring out school buses is just as complicated as reopening Colorado classrooms

Guidelines to limit the spread of COVID cut the number of students permitted on buses by two-thirds

Opinion: How to use ventilation and air filtration to prevent the spread of coronavirus indoors

Once the virus escapes into the air inside a building, you have two options: bring in fresh air from outside or remove the virus from the air inside the building.

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