Colorado lawmakers hoped to finally change the school funding formula after 25 years. They may have to keep waiting.
A legislative committee’s progress toward making the formula more student centered reached a roadblock Thursday when lawmakers ran out of time to finalize a bill. They hope to still make it happen this session.
Part calculator, part crystal ball: Colorado lawmakers’ simulator testing tweaks to state’s school-funding formulaBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Gov. Polis’ full-day kindergarten program could bust its budget by $40 million in first year, state survey predictsBy Christopher Osher Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Garage sales and GoFundMe campaigns are nice, but Colorado districts want a better fix for school lunch debtBy Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.By Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Last year, lead Colorado preschool teachers in district-run schools made $30,500 on average -- nearly $22,000 less than public elementary school teachers
Colorado schools will get more money thanks to new estimates. And homeowners can expect to pay more.
Democratic lawmakers don't plan to go along with Gov. Jared Polis' plan to freeze the property tax rate, saying it's not worth the political effort
Denver teachers are heading back to class, but their strike revealed a national divide over bonus pay
Teachers say the bonus system is complicated and can leave them guessing at what their earnings will be
Colorado voters could drastically change the state’s school funding this November. Here’s your guide to the ballot.
A Colorado Sun analysis of U.S. Census and Colorado school finance data found that today’s system transfers wealth not from the rich to the poor, or from urban areas to rural, but seemingly at random -- and often to the benefit of the state’s wealthiest communities