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Education:

1000-plus Boulder students join standardized test sit-out protest

  Students from at least three Boulder Valley School District high schools staged protests Thursday and plan to protest again on Friday by sitting out […]...

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November 13, 2014 Education, The Mix

Personhood, racetrack gaming and GMO labeling lose — gov transparency wins

Democrats were in dire need of a pick-me-up Tuesday, and the Vote No on 67 rally was the only party around....

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November 5, 2014 Education, Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, The Mix

Shoemaker, Carson, Griego take regent wins

The election results for the University of Colorado Board of Regents are in, and two of the three seats in play will be filled with newcomers....

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November 5, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Just In, The Mix

‘A Founding Amnesia’

Colorado history is marked with shame surrounding the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. One of the central figures behind the attack, Colorado Gov. John Evans, mostly has escaped blame. Until now....

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November 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, The Mix

School board open-meetings measure has best chance of passing

Four citizens’ initiatives landed on the statewide ballot this year, and they cover some hotly contested ground. From personhood definitions to food labeling, expanding gaming […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, Health, Just In, Top Stories

Republicans lick chops at prospect of state Senate control

With a one-seat Democratic majority in Colorado’s State Senate (18-17) and at least seven races in play, the calculus for dominance in the legislature’s upper […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Election 2014: State Legislature, Elections 2014, Just In, Top Stories

New regents likely to help pick CU’s next president

Three of the nine seats on the University of Colorado Board of Regents are up for election this year, and at least two will be […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Election 2014: Featured, Election 2014: Statewide Offices, Elections 2014

GMO labeling tops brief list of Colorado ballot questions

  Former Colorado lawmaker and Agriculture Commissioner Don Ament understands why people want more information about the genetically engineered food products they’re eating, but he […]...

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October 24, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Health, Just In

Michelle Obama rallies crowd to Dems with focus on opportunity

  DENVER — You could have mistaken Thursday morning’s round-the-block line outside the Exdo Events Center for a weekend night, since the venue shares real estate […]...

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October 24, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Just In, Top Stories

One to watch: University of Colorado regents elections

Few races better encapsulate the core themes of the 2014 Colorado election cycle, including Tea Party politics in education and the state’s rapidly shifting demographics, […]...

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October 21, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Just In, The Mix

EVENTS

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Video: Colorado Independent honors a whistle-blower

Watch the podcast of our interview with Chris Blumenstein, winner of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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