Articles By Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat
As of midnight Tuesday, Escárcega had 72% of the vote to Donna Morganstern’s 28%.
To head off a deepening crisis and address longstanding problems in school funding, Colorado lawmakers are trying to find a way to reset school district property taxes around the state
Gov. Jared Polis has said repeatedly that he intends to give districts as much flexibility as possible, but federal rules deem that it be used by the end of the calendar year for purposes related to COVID response
Most of the identified $2.8 million in education cuts are to new programs that were not fully implemented yet or relate to activities that schools aren’t doing because they closed to in-person instruction in March
The governor’s office announced the extended closure hours after Gov. Jared Polis held a news conference describing a phased approach that would allow many non-essential retail businesses, manufacturing plants, offices, and service providers to re-open
Colorado teachers union: Pay everyone through school year, negotiate remote learning and halt evictions
The Colorado Education Association delivered a petition to Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed by more than 3,000 members
Many school districts have said they’re still considering their options or waiting on guidance from state education officials
Districts across the state are grappling with how to handle online instruction. Colorado Department of Education says keeping kids learning is more important than worrying about meeting traditional metrics, like hitting 160 days of instruction.
Colorado medical workers are getting free childcare. Should grocery store and food processing employees get the same benefit?
Minnesota and Vermont have already made free child care available to grocery store workers