Official enrollment numbers have not yet been finalized, but many districts are reporting a decline in kindergarten enrollment believed to be due to the pandemic
The Democratic agenda came with a big price tag. Now Colorado budget writers worry about paying the bill.John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado made kindergarten a priority. But when it comes to four-day school weeks, lawmakers don’t see a problem.
While many are uncomfortable with the trend of districts adopting four-day school weeks, it receives surprisingly little attention in a state where education has long been a top political issue
Gov. Polis’ full-day kindergarten program could bust its budget by $40 million in first year, state survey predicts
Local school officials anticipate near-universal attendance, but state lawmakers only set aside full-day K funding for 85% attendance.
GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.
A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.
The Colorado Democrat’s early achievements are featured in emails to supporters from his 2022 reelection campaign
In a momentous session, Senate Bill 233 may have been the most important bill of the year that few outside the Gold Dome even noticed.
The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list
Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass