Articles By Chalkbeat Colorado

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Think teacher pay is low in Colorado? Try teaching preschool.

Last year, lead Colorado preschool teachers in district-run schools made $30,500 on average -- nearly $22,000 less than public elementary school teachers

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A Colorado anti-tax group is trying halt a new law aimed at boosting early childhood education funding

The Colorado Union of Taxpayers received approval Friday to gather signatures to try to repeal House Bill 1052

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Colorado districts are preparing quickly for full-day kindergarten, potentially increasing costs

A number of districts are pushing to make the jump to full-day K next fall, concerned about the academic and financial ramifications if they don’t

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Will Colorado reform its checkerboard of school taxes? Not this year.

Advocates said they hope this is not the end of the road for an idea that could raise as much as $450 million for education and make school funding fairer

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Colorado teens won’t get to vote in school board elections after all

The Colorado County Clerks Association and Colorado Association of School Boards opposed the measure

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As free full-day kindergarten nears reality in Colorado, advocates press their case

The state budget, which got initial approval in the state Senate earlier Wednesday afternoon, includes $185 million to pay for free, full-day kindergarten across Colorado

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Should Colorado teens get a vote in school board elections? These legislators think so

If passed, the legislation would make Colorado the first state in the nation to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school board elections

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To boost student attendance and well-being, more Colorado schools ask: “Need help with laundry?”

There’s no official count of schools that offer students or families access to on-site laundry facilities — but at least a half-dozen in Colorado do