Colorado lawmakers hoped to finally change the school funding formula after 25 years. They may have to keep waiting.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Lawmakers are finally setting out to retool Colorado’s school funding formula. They’ll have to reach a consensus on these questions first.
Three key factors influence how much money Colorado’s 178 districts receive per pupil. A committee that’s been stalled for two years may have moved the needle with ways to rebalance funding.
District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff
In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?
Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?
If Colorado wants to stop the next school shooting, the state needs to get on the same page, lawmakers say
State Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, chair of special school-safety committee, sees holes in the current system and wants the state to play a larger role
It’s one example of the often-forgotten expenses school districts incur outside of the classroom.
Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.
By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies