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Tag Archives: School Finance Act

Colorado’s superintendents want (a lot) more money for schools and a new way to divvy it up

Colorado’s superintendents want to change how the state distributes money to school districts – but only if voters are willing to approve a $1.7 billion tax […]...

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February 8, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

What’s on tap for the last week of the 2017 legislative session

It’s called sine die, pronounced see-NAY dee-AY. It translates loosely to “on this day and no more.” On Wednesday, the General Assembly is expected to finish […]...

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May 8, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Despite boost, Colorado school funding is still below pre-recession levels

If there’s any topic that is almost as important to lawmakers as the budget, it’s education. So what will be different for Colorado’s rural schools […]...

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June 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s rural schools dodge major funding cuts

The state’s smallest rural schools avoided funding cuts that would force either their closure or consolidation, under amendments adopted Monday by the state House The School […]...

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April 4, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Rural school districts struggle to survive funding cuts

There are roughly two dozen students left in the Agate School District, on Colorado’s Eastern Plains. All but eight are in middle school or high […]...

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March 31, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Rep. Judd to go after business subsidies, ‘wipe out’ enterprise zones

Rep. Judd to go after business subsidies, ‘wipe out’ enterprise zones

In the face of the state's mounting budget crisis, state Rep. Joel Judd plans to introduce two bills next month that would dissolve tax-free business "enterprise zones" and that would levy taxes on services across the state. "The question is:...

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December 10, 2009 Center Well, Education, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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