“I can’t afford to live here”: Colorado teachers plea for wage help, but solutions still prove divisive
Democrats are proposing a state fund for pay increases while Republican lawmakers want to give bonuses to high-performing teachers. But, either way, the path for state funds to reach teacher paychecks remains tricky.
Part calculator, part crystal ball: Colorado lawmakers’ simulator testing tweaks to state’s school-funding formulaBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Special education teachers are hard to find in Colorado. They’re also some of the hardest to keep, study shows.By Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
After calling out inequity on debate stage, Michael Bennet leans on his education experience in his presidential bidBy Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
These are the first state-ordered outside interventions under Colorado’s 2009 accountability law, and the outcome of these lawsuits will clarify the state’s authority to tell school districts what to do
Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education
Garage sales and GoFundMe campaigns are nice, but Colorado districts want a better fix for school lunch debt
Boulder Valley School District, for instance, has around $200,000 in lunch debt accrued over several years.
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