State lawmakers want to accelerate a pay hike for Colorado National Guard members called to duty to address COVID-19
Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
A bill is coming that would change enrollment rules for Colorado charter schools. Could it also deter more from opening?By Erica Breunlin Education 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?
Sen. Nancy Todd, a former teacher, will push forward an omnibus bill this session that will grant student teachers more flexibility and possibly compensation.
HOPE’s elementary has received one of the two lowest ratings from the state for nine years now, despite a state-ordered improvement plan in 2017
The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation
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.
Thousands of Colorado kids at risk of falling behind aren’t enrolled in preschool, but schools are out of room
Gov. Polis wants to expand preschool to cover more of the 76,000 kids at risk of falling behind in kindergarten, but with some districts at capacity, BEST grant funds may provide wiggle room
Lawmakers are nailing down the first draft of the 25-year-old formula’s proposed makeover, but the push for change is far from complete
Part calculator, part crystal ball: Colorado lawmakers’ simulator testing tweaks to state’s school-funding formula
The state is contracting with EdBuild to pay for its simulator tool through the end of 2019 for a total cost of $177,428. Lawmakers hope it can predict the effect of any changes they want to make to the formula.
Teacher pay in Colorado ranks among the least competitive in the nation when compared with other professions that require a college degree
The question now is what this “flip” will mean for teachers, students, and parents