Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado
New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same
Despite costs, complications — and meltdowns — Colorado school districts power through full-day kindergartenBy Dan England Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Polis’ free all-day kindergarten lets parents re-enter the workforce. How can we help them?By Shannon Block Opinion
TABOR faces a reckoning with Prop. CC. Here’s what you should know about its impact on state spendingBy Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Takeaways from The Sun’s series examining the rising number of districts in the state that have dropped a fifth day of school
Colorado made kindergarten a priority. But when it comes to four-day school weeks, lawmakers don’t see a problem.
While many are uncomfortable with the trend of districts adopting four-day school weeks, it receives surprisingly little attention in a state where education has long been a top political issue
In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?
Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?
STEM School guard who accidentally shot student while trying to stop May attack wasn’t supposed to be armed
The Colorado Sun learned of the school's stipulation to BOSS High Level Security through an open records request. The guard's possession of a gun during the May 7 mass shooting may have violated Douglas County School District policy.
Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation — with little research on the benefits
Money moved more than 100 districts to forge ahead with the largely untested strategy. Parents and teachers learned to love it, but nobody knows its impact on kids and learning.
Special education teachers are hard to find in Colorado. They’re also some of the hardest to keep, study shows.
A new study on teacher mobility and attrition reveals that special education teachers are more than twice as likely as other teachers to change schools in Colorado
Police respond to suicidal teens instead of counselors under the current system, which is among the reasons leaders are looking to Utah for ideas on how to improve.
Colorado test results released Thursday paint a student performance picture that is substantially similar to past years, but there are promising signs in literacy.