education funding

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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.

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Park County teachers set one-week strike deadline

The decision to announce a strike date raises the stakes for negotiations currently set for Wednesday

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On the verge of Colorado’s third teacher strike, one mountain district waits in limbo

A Park County teacher strike is looming even though the school board in May approved raises for this school year that average 6.5%

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Why teachers unions are trying to block outside intervention in Colorado schools

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

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A new Colorado report tries to show what higher education is worth. The value is clearer for some degrees than others.

Colorado students, especially would-be teachers, are making cost-benefit choices of their own and switching to more lucrative programs