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Election 2021: Cherry Creek candidates accuse Bates of improper campaign filings

Kelly Bates, an incumbent Cherry Creek school board member who is running for a second term, is being accused by two other candidates of violating campaign finance law. One of her opponents as well … more

Election 2021: As mask outrage engulfs school boards, Littleton candidates try to stay above the fray

Furor over masking policies in schools has swept across the Denver metro area as districts are faced with angry parents and shifting legal realities.  more

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools. more

Federal court sides with Cherry Creek school board candidate in mask lawsuit

Unconvinced by Cherry Creek School District's interpretation of what is necessary for an exemption from Tri-County Health's school mask mandate, a federal court allowed a Cherry Creek school board … more

Election 2021 Q&As: Candidates for Cherry Creek school board

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends … more

Election 2021 Q&As: Candidates for Littleton school board

Voters in the Littleton Public Schools district, which includes parts of Centennial and Englewood, will select three Board of Education directors from among five candidates in the election that ends … more

Election 2021: Lester runs for Cherry Creek school board to 'serve anybody' regardless of politics, identity

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends … more

Election 2021: Leach hopes to bring his 'results, solutions' mindset to Cherry Creek school board

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends … more

COVID cases rise among Colorado school-age kids

Cases of COVID-19 among children ages 6 to 11 are on the rise and remain the highest among any age group as the state’s overall case rate is decreasing, public health officials said Oct. 1. While … more

Free community college proposal excites Colorado students, educators

After graduating from high school, Jake Smith didn't think he'd make it in college. He struggled academically and he didn't have the money to afford more education until he joined the Army.  For … more

Election 2021: Candidate sues Cherry Creek School District over mask dispute

Cherry Creek school board candidate Schumé Navarro did not attend the Sept. 21 candidates’ forum at Eaglecrest High School because of an issue she says she has with masks. At an earlier … more

27J district in need of staff

The nationwide hiring shortage hit 27J Schools. "We are in a terrible staff shortage situation all over the district," said district spokewoman Janelle Asmius. "Our regular operations have already … more

Election 2021: Cherry Creek school board candidates talk masks, diversity

At the start of a forum where Cherry Creek school board candidates expressed their views, the candidates agreed on two notable points: that parents should not receive taxpayer-funded vouchers or … more

Colo. schools that require masks have lower COVID rates

Colorado’s school-aged children are experiencing the highest rates of coronavirus infection among any age group in the state right now. But state health officials on Sept. 23 presented new data … more

Cherry Creek district adding 2 health centers at schools

The Cherry Creek School District recently kicked off building two school-based health centers that are slated to open to district students and families in January, according to a news release. The … more

Mask rules drive parents’ demand for doctor notes

Colorado parents are seeking an end-run around mask requirements at their children’s schools: Doctor’s notes exempting them for dubious medical reasons. And in mask-averse Douglas County, where … more

TikTok challenge damages Prairie View High School

The latest TikTok challenge that involves theft and property destruction made its way to Prairie View High School.             In a two-week … more

Furor over mask mandate at Littleton school board meeting

The Littleton Public Schools Board of Education was met with a host of attendees decrying the district's mask mandate during a Sept. 9 meeting. Shortly before opening the meeting to public comment, … more

Douglas County principal decries conduct at high school mask protests; students report harassment, slurs

Demonstrations over mask-wearing mandates continued at Douglas County schools on Friday, following a week filled with protests, and reports from students about hateful behavior. more

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s … more
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