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Senate’s gun-rights bills shot down by House Democrats

Just one bill to expand gun rights in Colorado is still standing after a state House committee dispatched three pro-gun bills Wednesday. That last remaining […]...

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March 23, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The U.S. Supreme Court just strengthened rights for students with disabilities

  In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday better defined the federal standard public schools must meet for its special education students. […]...

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March 22, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado schools face an uphill battle as lawmakers wrestle with budget

Colorado lawmakers learned Friday that balancing the state budget just got about $135 million harder. That’s the increase in the shortfall between available money and […]...

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March 17, 2017 Education, Just In, Uncategorized

KEEFE: The ups and downs of Colorado’s priorities

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March 15, 2017 Education, Just In, Keefe, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Corporal punishment bill goes down in Colorado Senate committee

A Republican-controlled state Senate committee Monday killed a bill that would have prohibited corporal punishment in Colorado’s public schools and day care centers that receive […]...

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March 14, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The state tried to save one Colorado school before and failed. Now it is about to try again — with 12.

A neighborhood school serving mostly black and Latino students had been failing for too long. Despite an all-out effort to boost test scores — even […]...

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March 11, 2017 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

One month after closure vote, uncertainty about what’s next for students at Pleasant View Elementary in Golden

Construction paper cards and hearts hang in the main hallway at Pleasant View Elementary in Golden. On them are messages from kids at another school, […]...

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March 8, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Congressman Jared Polis is more worried about Congress than about Betsy DeVos. Here’s why.

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis worries more about Congress creating bad education policy than about U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos enacting it. But that doesn’t mean […]...

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March 7, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Trump calls education ‘the civil rights issue of our time’ — and asks for a school choice bill

“Education is the civil rights issue of our time,” President Donald Trump said Tuesday night. The line inserted a bit of boilerplate — and bipartisan […]...

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March 1, 2017 Education, Just In, Uncategorized

DougCo school voucher lawsuit nearing critical junction

Proponents of school vouchers in Douglas County have spent 16 months waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if it will consider their appeal […]...

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February 27, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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The Home Front: Colorado’s budget is ‘really painful on K-12 education and hospitals’

“The Joint Budget Committee completed most of its work in a marathon session Wednesday that stretched to 11 p.m. as lawmakers huddled in private to […]

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