FEAR AND STRENGTH Students across diverse metro area schools struggled Wednesday with fears of deportation for their families now that Donald Trump won the election. Teachers struggled to calm their fears. Chalkbeat Colorado, Chalkbeat National

At one Denver school, students decided to talk to the media to say that despite their fears, they will be stronger and now work harder to prove stereotypes wrong. Chalkbeat Colorado, 9News

PROTESTS Students at schools across the state decided to leave school in walkouts to protest the election of Donald Trump. Chalkbeat Colorado, Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio

TAKING STOCK More than half of the districts that went to the ballots this year were successful, but across the state all are frustrated over state funding for schools and the inequity of local requests. Chalkbeat Colorado, Colorado Public Radio

IN HIS OWN WORDS Eagle County Schools superintendent wrote a piece thanking voters for two tax measures that were passed for the district and addressing the fears of many students and families over a Trump win. Vail Daily

HOME PRICES Teachers can afford about 1.1 percent of homes in Denver, according to Redfin. Denverite

COLLEGE MENTORS A grant from the National Science Foundation was renewed to maintain a program that brings in college students and instructors to Wheat Ridge High School to teach the students about engineering. Denver Post

SCHOOL CHOICE Denver Public Schools hosted a school expo to showcase schools as students start deciding where they want to attend next year. Fox31