We chatted with Dr. Alex Marrero, who is set to begin his first year running Colorado’s largest school district, about the return of in-person learning, COVID-19 vaccine mandates, and assessing kids’ emotional well-being after a trying 18 months.
As the COVID-19 pandemic raged across Colorado, hundreds of thousands of the state’s schoolchildren were stuck at home, learning in basements and at kitchen tables. What does this past year mean for their futures—and for the future of education in the Centennial State?
The new registration process for Denver Public Schools’ before- and after-school program is supposed to offer increased flexibility for families. But some working parents say that comes at the expense of guaranteed care.