Colorado finally got full-day kindergarten, but parents are wary in the COVID era
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
Colorado’s coronavirus budget crunch is putting Democratic accomplishments at risk
The Joint Budget Committee will begin meeting next week to consider recommended spending cuts, but they still may not be enough to balance the budget
Opinion: Let’s target tax cuts that help lift Colorado families out of poverty
The Democratic agenda came with a big price tag. Now Colorado budget writers worry about paying the bill.
The rising costs of Gov. Jared Polis’ full-day kindergarten program is part of an estimated $100 million in additional costs lawmakers will need to cover
Opinion: Polis’ free all-day kindergarten lets parents re-enter the workforce. How can we help them?
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
Carman: Colorado has run out of excuses for its decades-long failure to support education
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.
Gov. Jared Polis made headway on 22% of his campaign pledges so far, Promise Tracker analysis shows
The Colorado Democrat’s early achievements are featured in emails to supporters from his 2022 reelection campaign
How an obscure tax case became a $250 million political fight at the end of the legislative session
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.
Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.
The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list
At 100-day mark, Gov. Jared Polis evaluates his campaign promises and toughest moments
Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass
The $30.5 billion state budget bill is done, and transportation gets a boost
The House and Senate approved the measure after budget writers tapped two reserve funds to cover extra spending
Coloradans were set to get a property tax cut. Gov. Polis is mulling a workaround to stop it.
Averting the cut would free up state money that lawmakers could spend on schools and roads, but homeowners would miss out on planned property tax relief
Colorado districts are preparing quickly for full-day kindergarten, potentially increasing costs
A number of districts are pushing to make the jump to full-day K next fall, concerned about the academic and financial ramifications if they don’t
What the $30.5 billion Colorado state budget means for you — yes, you
The spending bills for fiscal year 2020 includes pay hikes for state employees, more money for education and dozens of other programs favored by Democrats.