Durango School District 9R

Sarah Flower

Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases, school districts and colleges in southwest Colorado are moving to remote learning. One of the region's largest school districts, Durango 9R, pivoted from in-person to remote learning today. KSUT’s Sarah Flower has more:

Ballots have been mailed to Colorado voters and will be arriving in mailboxes soon. KSUT News will be reporting on the many initiatives found on this year's ballot. Today, reporter Sarah Flower speaks with representatives from Durango School District 9R about Ballot Initiative 4A. 



One of the many challenges schools face this fall, is some families that choose remote learning don't have a computer or tablet at home. Community organizations have stepped up to help those in need. KSUT’s Sarah Flower has that story.


Bayfield and Durango School Districts are currently working with their draft plan for reopening this fall. Ignacio and Montezuma-Cortez School Districts have theirs officially in place. In Part 2 of KSUT's reopening schools report, Sarah Flower looks at how districts plan to move forward for learning next month. 

As School districts across the country grapple with plans for reopening this fall, some schools in southwest Colorado are planning for full in-person learning.  KSUT’s Sarah Flower has that story. 

KSUT’s Sarah Flower met via Zoom earlier this week with school administrators from Cortez, Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio to discuss each district's approach to reopening their schools. 

Colorado Governor Jared Polis’s most recent safer-at- home orders call for schools to close their doors for the remainder of the academic year. KSUT’s Sarah Flower checks in with school superintendents across La Plata County: