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Parents of students with autism want behavior therapists allowed in Colorado classrooms

Colorado school districts are pushing back, arguing that they need to retain authority over who comes into the classroom and over deciding what services children need to be successful at school

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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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Colorado school districts to work with local health departments amid coronavirus threat

In general, districts plan to keep schools open unless public health authorities tell them to close

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Too hot: Denver exploring a later start for schools without air conditioning

Heat concerns lit up social media this past August, and teachers called on the district to act

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When it comes to seclusion and restraint, Colorado schools “are investigating themselves”

A Chalkbeat investigation found that weak laws and oversight have contributed to wide variations in how Colorado’s 10 largest school districts report restraint and seclusion

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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance

The board vote was 5 to 2. It’s the first time under the current accountability system, in place since 2009, that the State Board has ordered a school closed against its wishes.

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Colorado State Board calls for tougher rules teacher training rules on reading instruction

The new rules will govern the rollout of legislation that updates a major 2012 law — the READ Act — requiring districts to help struggling readers in the early grades