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Denver charter schools continue to outperform peers in Colorado

Charter school students in Denver had stronger learning gains in math and reading than the state average in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. That’s according to a study of the Denver education system... Read more »

DeWine outlines new proposals to make Ohio schools safer

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine outlined a plan he says are the next steps to increase school safety in the wake of a school shooting in Texas that killed 19 elementary students. DeWine,... Read more »

Los Alamos team models drought, climate change on the Colorado River

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory modeled future drought indicators to gauge how climate change could impact the Colorado River Basin. “We really think that drought is one of the greatest risks... Read more »

Got Long Covid? Medical Expertise Is Vital, and Seniors Should Prepare to Go Slow

Older adults who have survived covid-19 are more likely than younger patients to have persistent symptoms such as fatigue, breathlessness, muscle aches, heart palpitations, headaches, joint pain, and difficulty with memory and... Read more »

As flu cases surge, vaccination may offer some bonus protection from COVID as well

After virtually disappearing for two years, influenza is back and rapidly sweeping across Australia – and the world. So far this year, there have been more than 15,000 flu cases in New... Read more »

After a lockdown brings fears home, Denver students rally for gun control

When Jude Keener-Ruscha realized the lockdown Thursday at Denver’s Northfield High School wasn’t a drill, they looked at the two good friends sitting next to them. “I thought, ‘Well, if I die... Read more »

Polis signs collective bargaining bill for county workers

Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law on Friday that allows county workers across the state to collectively bargain. Senate Bill 22-230 was introduced by Democrats in April and given final passage... Read more »

Rivers can suddenly change course – scientists used 50 years of satellite images to learn where and how it happens

Throughout history, important cities around the world have flourished along river banks. But rivers can also be destructive forces. They routinely flood, and on rare occasions, they can abruptly shift pathways. These... Read more »

Denver hourly workers, district disagree on what’s a ‘livable wage’

Asking for a “fair, livable wage,” a collective of unions representing Denver school custodians, food service workers, paraprofessionals, and other support staff have floated a proposal: an $18 an hour increase to... Read more »

Lawsuit challenges Boulder’s public camping ban ordinance

A lawsuit filed Thursday against the city of Boulder challenges two ordinances that prohibit camping in public spaces. The lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado seeks to prevent the... Read more »