Keyword: equity
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Jeffco Schools is hiring but diversity lags

Despite months of calls by educators and promises of diversifying hiring, the Jeffco Public Schools district is not able to show an improvement in the number of African American educators at the … more

In Jeffco, Hispanic residents lag far behind whites on vaccinations

In June, Jefferson County reached a pivotal moment in the effort to protect the community from COVID-19 when it surpassed President Biden’s goal of 70% residents receiving at least one shot days by … more

Jeffco educators want more pay, more equity

The signs speak for themselves — pay increases, more racial diversity among teaching staff and equity for students of color, and respect — all spelled out in multi-colored magic marker on poster … more

Colorado vaccine effort hopes to close gap for minority, low-income areas

Even with Colorado’s six mass vaccination sites around the state up and running — and with local health providers also putting shots in arms — state officials knew they needed to go further to … more
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