Education

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democrats absent as teachers push ballot measure to boost school funding

Democratic candidate for governor Jared Polis has said he is not supporting Amendment 73 and Gov. John Hickenlooper has yet to take a position.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

In governor’s race, Jared Polis proposes new carbon tax, endorses other tax hikes

Republican Walker Stapleton backs new bonding to fix roads. Democrat Polis mulls a roll-back of $1.6 billion in corporate tax breaks. Both would tax sports betting.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is near the bottom of states in school funding. That’s why there are nearly 40 bond and mill levy override questions on ballots this fall.

From new buildings to mental health counselors to teacher pay increases, schools have a growing list of needs for more cash

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

New youth mental health initiative will promote statewide collaboration to prevent teen suicide

Colorado ranks 48th out of 50 states in its mental health services for children

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Fact check: A look at what’s true and what’s false in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton trade misleading claims, and so do outside groups helping the candidates

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Cory Gardner bill would let employers make up to $10,000 a year in tax-free contributions to ease workers’ student loan debt

“A significant portion of the American population has student loans, including me,” Cory Gardner told The Colorado Sun.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Maker Faire Denver — a celebration of the city’s curiosity and ingenuity — got a makeover

With inclusion and diversity in mind, the new leadership expanded outreach to welcome makers in underserved communities