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39,000 Denver students attend schools that lack adequate mental health staff, study finds

By Tiney Ricciardi
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  • At a time when the mental health of students and school staff ranks among the top concerns for Colorado education leaders, about 39,000 Denver students go to public schools where there are not enough nurses, social workers and psychologists to meet their needs.
  • According to a recent study published by education research and advocacy organization A+ Colorado, only 1.5% of Denver Public Schools students attend schools that are fully staffed with mental health professionals.
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Billboards urge protection of Canada geese to appear in Denver

By Kieran Nicholson
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Related Articles Roundup and killing of geese in Denver parks returns for a second year Friends of Animals files lawsuit challenging culling of geese in Denver Denver nonprofit Metro Caring serving meat from geese culled from city’s parks Two billboards aimed at stopping the roundup and slaughter of Canada geese are scheduled to appear in Denver next week. In Defense of Animals and Canada Geese Protection Colorado will launch the billboards Monday through Thursday to raise awareness about the “U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) permit to roundup and slaughter Canada geese and goslings in the Denver metro area,” according to a news […]Read more >
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Denver government buildings near state capitol will modify operations next week

By Kieran Nicholson
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  • “Due to several anticipated demonstrations that could occur at the Colorado State Capitol” city buildings “will be open on modified operations schedules as a precautionary measure for the safety of city employees and the general public,” according to a news release from the Mayor’s Office.
  • Several Denver city government buildings in the downtown area and Civic Center will be on modified operations next week as a safety consideration because of anticipated demonstrations.
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