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Gov. Polis speaks to students at the Greenlee Elementary School on March 22, 2019 after he and lawmakers announced a plan to fund full-day kindergarten. (Photo by John Herrick)

Full-day kindergarten for Colorado gains Senate OK, nears governor’s desk

Universal full-day kindergarten in Colorado is on its way to becoming reality after initial Senate approval Thursday. After a final Senate vote Friday and House approval...
"Handcuffed arrested" by Whitesun12 via Flickr: Creative Commons

Policy vs. practice: Handcuffing of students under review in Denver school district

The chief of safety for Denver’s public schools has vowed to review the use of handcuffs on students, as well as how district safety...

Police officers who lie could be banned from serving in Colorado Bipartisan bill would...

Here’s the good news: about 99.5% of the nearly 14,000 cops in Colorado are not fired for knowingly lying in police reports, when they’re...
Jeremy Murtaugh, a former air quality inspector for the CDPHE who recently resigned out of frustration. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group)

A former Colorado air quality inspector speaks out

Jeremy Murtaugh worked for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as an air quality inspector for 12 years. “As goofy as it...
Supporters of Virginia's Law rallied Feb. 27 at the Capitol. (Photo by Evan Semón)

‘From rage to heartbreak’: How a landmark immigration bill fell apart at the Colorado...

A landmark immigrant rights bill that sought to limit federal immigration enforcement in Colorado imploded before it was ever introduced, leaving advocates, lobbyists and...

Denver teachers will strike Monday after negotiations end without a deal

Denver teachers will strike on Monday after school district and union leaders failed to reach an agreement in a last-ditch bargaining session Saturday. This will...

Guest Post: It’s time to end University of Colorado’s onerous student fees

Tuesday morning, University of Colorado-Boulder graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty members participated in a walkout to protest student fees. Organized by the Committee on...

Rep. Lamborn: Dems’ support for green energy plan shows lack of ‘life experience’

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn thinks his young Democratic colleagues are naive for pushing for a “Green New Deal” to combat climate change. The...

The Denver district asked for state intervention in a pending teacher strike. Here’s what...

After meeting with Gov. Jared Polis for roughly an hour Wednesday morning, Denver Public Schools officials formally requested state intervention in a potential teacher...

Denver teachers vote to strike in push for higher pay

Denver teachers voted overwhelmingly to go on strike for the first time in 25 years. Amid a national wave of teacher activism, they’re seeking...