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A+ Stay Sharp: 5.29.2020

Colorado students and teachers seek closure while finishing an unprecedented school year that brought us drive-through graduation ceremonies, funding deficits at the state legislature, and a myriad of other complex challenges throughout the education system. As the novel coronavirus has continued; Colorado teachers and school leaders have stepped up to the challenges and we’re so…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 8

As the state transitions to Safer at Home, A+ Colorado will be transitioning from our weekly COVID-19 Response Digest back to our Stay Sharp Newsletter. In a world where change is happening daily, we remain committed to bringing you timely news and research to keep you informed on education in Colorado and connect you with…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 7

As the state of Colorado is gradually moving closer to “re-opening” the historic and unprecedented circumstances caused by Coronavirus will linger, posing significant threats across levels of education from the statehouse to the classrooms. This week’s Stay Sharp Digest includes our recent panel discussions on the topics of supporting students in the transition to higher…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 6

Colorado’s teachers take on one of the highest and most noble professions, shaping the hearts and minds for the future of the Centennial state. We’re grateful for the talented and passionate teachers throughout #EdColo and recognize their commitment to students in the midst of the Global Pandemic. This National Teacher Appreciation week, make your favorite…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 5

As the Coronavirus has continued to present unprecedented challenges for students, families, and district leaders; our Colorado teachers have responded with their familiar creativity, patience, and resilience. We’re grateful for our teachers; especially heading into Teacher Appreciation Week. Follow our social media channels next week to share gratitude for your favorite teachers.  This week’s Stay…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 4

As Colorado districts and students face the realities of school closure for the remainder of the academic year, we continue to find ourselves grappling with more questions than answers for the future of education. A+ Colorado and Education Reform Now teamed up to host a conversation where many of these questions were answered with hopeful…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 3

Colorado students, teachers and communities are adjusting to this “new normal”. The transition to online learning which is likely to continue for the remainder of the year, has presented unique challenges for rural and urban districts. This week’s Stay Sharp Response Digest includes an interview with a local school leader, an A+ Answer digging into…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest 2

All Colorado schools have suspended in-school learning through at least April 30, and while most school districts and families adjust to this new normal, there are still so many hurdles districts are facing to meet the needs of their students and families. Meal distribution continues throughout the state in many areas, with some districts going…

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A+ Stay Sharp: Response Digest

A+ Colorado has shifted our work to focus on responding to the education needs within the state while continuing to provide data-driven information and advocacy to support the community. In the coming weeks, we will be providing weekly news and updates, partner resources, and stories worth spotlighting. News to share Guidance for School Districts Amid…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: March 2020

While COVID-19 has presented complex challenges for individuals and leaders throughout the state, A+ Colorado remains focused on providing data-driven information and advocacy to strengthen the community. Education partners state-wide are in the midst of supporting their families’ basic needs while others have started to develop strategies to respond to this unprecedented crisis. We are…

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