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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

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: 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

Re-8 teacher urges reconsideration of mask use

A Fort Lupton High School teacher urged the Weld Re-8 School District and its board of education to do more to protect students and staff from coronavirus. 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 agrees on board appointees for separate county health department

The Douglas County commissioners have agreed to appoint five members — including two of themselves — as the board of health for their new public health department. more

Some parents ask Arapahoe to break from Tri-County Health Department

In emotional tones, parents pleaded with Arapahoe County's elected leaders to act to oppose the local public health agency's mask requirement for students, with some speakers asking the county to … more

Arapahoe, Adams may leave Tri-County Health Department after Douglas split

Following the announcement by Douglas County that it plans to form its own health department soon, Arapahoe County confirmed that Arapahoe and Adams counties had also been contemplating splitting … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

PHOTOS: Crowd protests Tri-County Health school mask order in Arapahoe County

A crowd of several dozen protesters cheered in response to honks from passing vehicles while holding up signs that read, “Choice not mandate!" and "I don't co-parent with the government" during … more

Arapahoe, Douglas, Adams counties see school COVID-19 outbreaks

School settings in Douglas, Arapahoe and Adams counties saw 15 confirmed coronavirus outbreaks starting in August, according to the local public health agency that serves those counties. “What we … more

Tri-County Health to 'reconsider' opt-out policy, mask mandate in another meeting

In yet another twist for school mask policy in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, the local public health agency will hold another meeting about its mask order. more

Cherry Creek district expands mask requirement for students through 8th grade

Cherry Creek School District has extended its mask requirement to slightly older students after clarifying its understanding of the local public health agency’s order requiring masks in schools. more

Douglas County seeks to invalidate Tri-County Health school mask rules

Douglas County commissioners are seeking to overturn the Tri-County Health Department’s recently-approved school mask rules by having their attorney raise objections … more

Tri-County Health issues COVID-19 school mask order for kids 2 through 11

In a much-anticipated decision, the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties decided it will require masks for all children aged 2 to 11 years old. more

Tri-County Health mask meeting hears concerns about choice, mental health

Leading up to its decision on whether to require masks in schools, the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties heard community members speak during a public meeting where … more

Cherry Creek School District to require masks for all students pre-K to 6th grade

After initially saying it would “strongly encourage” — but not require — masks in school, the Cherry Creek School District has announced it will require masks for all students in pre-K … more

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Douglas County Schools town hall turns raucous over COVID-19 plans

A back-to-school town hall meeting put on by the Douglas County School District on Aug. 4 quickly turned raucous as district leaders attempted to outline the district’s plans for mitigating COVID-19. more
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