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What Colorado lawmakers did for and to schools in 2018

The Colorado General Assembly’s 2018 session ended with a down-to-the-wire compromise on pension reform that left some teachers feeling bruised, but Gov. John Hickenlooper...

Feds approve Colorado’s education plan after multiple revisions, but critics see...

Colorado finally received approval for its federally mandated education plan Monday, one year and two revisions after the state first submitted it. Colorado’s plan was...

Colorado teachers rallying at the Capitol will need voters’ help to...

When thousands of Colorado teachers rally at the state Capitol Thursday and Friday, it will be an unprecedented show of force that takes two-thirds...

This Colorado bill would ban teacher strikes and hit violators with...

Two Republican lawmakers who have long helped shape education policy in Colorado have introduced a bill that would bar teachers from striking and strip...

Colorado teachers plan more walkouts, and Jeffco canceled classes one day...

Teachers from Colorado’s two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could...

With school finance act, CO lawmakers try to pass off teacher...

A school finance act that puts more money into K-12 education than Colorado has spent at any point since the Great Recession passed a...

A day of action by Colorado teachers will bring hundreds to...

In the midst of a wave of teacher activism across the country, educators in Colorado are joining the fray by putting more pressure on...

Colorado teachers can claim an unwelcome distinction: most underpaid in the...

Teachers from West Virginia to Oklahoma and Kentucky have staged protests or walked off the job in recent weeks to agitate for better pay...

Here’s how Colorado schools would spend an extra $100 million (or...

Update: By Friday, the JBC had set aside $150 million to increase funding to schools. Legislators on the Joint Budget Committee unanimously decided last week...

Colorado lawmakers say yes to anti-bullying policies but no to suicide...

It was the suicide late last year of 10-year-old Ashawnty Davis that prompted state Sen. Rhonda Fields to call on state education officials to...