Jared Polis has pledged that Colorado will have universal preschool access for 4-year-olds by the end of his first term in 2023
WATCH: Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado lawmakers pitch their big ideas for the 2020 legislative sessionBy The Colorado Sun Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Most Colorado student teachers aren’t paid and need second jobs. Will lawmakers step in to ease their financial burden?By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Republican lawmakers unveiled an education agenda that covers school safety, teacher pay, access to higher education and more. Will they be able to garner support from across the aisle?
The additional cost associated with full-day kindergarten is $204 million, of which the state is responsible for $198.3 million, according to legislative analysts
The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation
At its most basic, school choice means students can request to attend any public school in Colorado for free, even across district lines.
Colorado lawmakers hoped to finally change the school funding formula after 25 years. They may have to keep waiting.
A legislative committee’s progress toward making the formula more student centered reached a roadblock Thursday when lawmakers ran out of time to finalize a bill. They hope to still make it happen this session.
Colorado hopes dropping $100 into college savings accounts for every newborn will mean more higher ed students
As Gov. Jared Polis and lawmakers try to clamp down on the escalating costs of higher education, they’re also encouraging families to begin saving for college early on
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Struggle to afford kids, homes in Colorado could keep full-day kindergarten from busting education budget
After forecasters worried Gov. Polis' program could run a big deficit, demographic factors could keep kindergarten enrollment flat, or declining, in years to come.
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