Eric Gorski

Managing Editor for Local News

Eric Gorski is one of Chalkbeat’s Managing Editors for Local News. He was previously Bureau Chief of Chalkbeat Colorado. Gorski has worked as an investigative and projects reporter for The Denver Post, a national writer for The Associated Press, and a reporter for The (Colorado Springs) Gazette, The Oregonian, and the Anderson (S.C.) Independent-Mail. He was twice named the Religion Newswriters Association’s Religion Writer of the Year, and was part of The Denver Post staff’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. Gorski is a graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at The University of Kansas.

School board leadership reiterates support for confirmation of Alex Marrero as Denver schools superintendent.
Over the next several months, Chalkbeat will introduce you to ninth graders across the U.S. trying to figure it all out.
Journalists from news organizations across Colorado set out to chronicle a day in the life of the state’s residents during this extraordinary time. These are their stories.
We don’t know when we’ll be able to return the animals to Room 153, or what school will look like across the country when that happens.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced many states into the uncharted territory of trying to conduct business meetings virtually.
Many of the state’s school districts had already decided to close, with mostly rural districts being the exception.
The 92,000-student district acknowledged the “unexpected change is inconvenient for families” but said it had little choice.
These are the latest negative mailers in what has become a heated, big-money Denver school board election.
The legal challenge focuses on the role of MGT Consulting, a for-profit firm also in line to manage operations at the Adams 14 district and two Aurora schools.
After the deadly Highland Ranch school shooting, parents and educators share their fears, frustrations, and what school was like the day after the tragedy.