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Inflation makes back to school shopping difficult for families

Inflation makes back to school shopping difficult for families

Rising prices mean Longmont families are cutting back to cover the costs of school items
Colorado college student talks neurodiversity, mentorship, and advocacy

Colorado college student talks neurodiversity, mentorship, and advocacy

About 150 high school and college students with ADHD, dyslexia, and other neurodiversities are set to gather this week in Denver at a conference
CSU professor helps Colorado teachers find LGBTQ history close to home

CSU professor helps Colorado teachers find LGBTQ history close to home

The notable figures and moments in the fight for LGBTQ rights are numerous. 
Without free school meals for all, many fear lunch debt will return ‘with a vengeance’

Without free school meals for all, many fear lunch debt will return ‘with a vengeance’

“Before the pandemic, unpaid school lunch debt was a huge problem,” said Crystal FitzSimons.
Denver classroom aides earn pay increase to $20 an hour

Denver classroom aides earn pay increase to $20 an hour

Starting pay for classroom aides known as paraprofessionals will increase to $20 an hour starting Aug. 1, and to $21 by the 2024-25 school year.
Community feedback won’t stop school closures in Jeffco

Community feedback won’t stop school closures in Jeffco

District leaders have hired a consultant to help them understand what support families need to get through the closure process
Why your child’s school really wants you to apply for free lunch

Why your child’s school really wants you to apply for free lunch

School lunches will not be free this year
Geography no barrier as rural Colorado colleges expand online offerings

Geography no barrier as rural Colorado colleges expand online offerings

The state is spending $8.6 million on a new initiative that will let Colorado’s seven rural community colleges share programs and services
St. Vrain will use AI to help support teacher development

St. Vrain will use AI to help support teacher development

District to be one of first in nation to implement AI Coach by Edthena following successful pilot
Schools are spending millions on new virtual tutoring. Is it working?

Schools are spending millions on new virtual tutoring. Is it working?

Most critically, the academic impact of pandemic-era virtual tutoring is still largely unknown.