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Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat Colorado

Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat Colorado

Yesenia Robles is a reporter for Chalkbeat Colorado covering K-12 school districts and multilingual education. Contact Yesenia at [email protected]

DACA opened doors to education for some, but many students still face obstacles

By: - August 9, 2022

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. When Flor Camarena was getting ready to graduate from her Denver high school, there was a moment she wasn’t sure she’d be able to go to college. But her counselors, to whom she had confided her lack of legal status, helped her […]

Most of Colorado’s largest districts are now only offering remote instruction

By: - December 7, 2020

“Most of Colorado’s largest districts are now only offering remote instruction” was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters. Most of Colorado’s students now must learn from home — a stark contrast to just weeks earlier. In November many school districts switched to entirely […]

Here’s how the state’s dial of restrictions applies to Colorado schools

By: - October 28, 2020

“Here’s how the state’s dial of restrictions applies to Colorado schools” was originally published on Oct 27, 2020, 6:59 p.m., by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters” As several Colorado counties roll out new restrictions based on higher COVID-19 cases and transmission, schools across the state […]

As Colorado school districts search for students, some advocates worry about tactics

By: - October 8, 2020

“As Colorado school districts search for students, some advocates worry about tactics” was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters. In Aurora, principals and assistant principals knocking on doors looking for students are asked to wear school gear, along with their school identification, and, […]