education funding

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Many Colorado teachers willing to walk out to protest school funding, union survey finds

Teacher pay in Colorado ranks among the least competitive in the nation when compared with other professions that require a college degree

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Why the Denver school board “flipped” toward reform and what might happen next

The question now is what this “flip” will mean for teachers, students, and parents

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado districts aren’t getting enough state money to maintain schools and attract teachers. So they’re turning to local taxpayers.

Voters approved requests to fund critical school infrastructure projects and teacher raises in six districts, but rejected them in others. Local dollars are becoming more crucial to fill gaps left by the state.

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Meet the million-dollar man behind Proposition CC on Colorado’s 2019 ballot

Dan Ritchie is making his greatest political investment ever and emerging as a leader in the effort to overhaul TABOR

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Park County teacher strike enters its second week, even as classes resume

District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff

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Park County teachers plan to strike Monday after negotiations break down

The union received legal clearance to strike from the state Department of Labor and Employment in late September and set an official strike date of Oct. 14

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Proposition CC explained: What it means to end the spending caps in TABOR and the money at stake

The debate for Prop. CC involves whether to keep TABOR refunds, or send the tax dollars to three key areas: education, colleges and transportation.