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Colorado families are getting a taste of homeschool thanks to the coronavirus crisis. Could it stick?

As parents trade spots with teachers, some are considering making the jump to homeschooling for good. But it’s tougher than they thought.

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Social distancing could drag on for months in Colorado. How will we stay sane?

Experts offer ways to meet the mental health challenges — and risks including abuse and neglect — of prolonged social isolation.

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Governor says more social distancing guidance, measures for Coloradans is coming; schools unlikely to resume classes

"All the additional social distancing measures that are applicable are being looked at," Polis told reporters at a coronavirus news conference at the state Capitol.

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Most Colorado school districts have closed. The state teachers union wants the rest to shut down.

The head of the Colorado Education Association said Tuesday that Gov. Jared Polis should take action, rather than continue to leave the decision up to districts

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Colorado teachers union cancels Day of Action rally at state Capitol due to coronavirus fears

Union leaders had expected more than 5,000 educators and supporters to attend the Day of Action rally from districts around the state.

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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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Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?