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Tag Archives: DPs

Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what educational […]...

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July 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

New state law forces Denver to change course on its ‘early colleges’

A change in state law meant to rein in the cost of Colorado high schools that allow students to stay longer to earn college credit […]...

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May 18, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

What’s in a school lunch? A Denver district wants parents to see for themselves

To show parents the days of microwaved chicken nuggets and jiggly fruit cocktail are over, Denver school district officials have produced a how-to cooking video […]...

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January 9, 2018 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Second try $20M Denver Schools bill survives kill committee

In a near-overnight partisan flip-flop, the Senate State Affairs Committee voted 3-2 today to pass a second effort at adjusting the amount of money Denver Public […]...

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May 5, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Senate Republicans bury windfall $20M per year for Denver public schools

Denver public schools Wednesday afternoon lost $20 million a year that would have funneled directly into classrooms. The windfall would have come without lawmakers passing […]...

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April 30, 2015 Just In, The Mix
VIDEO: Bennet says Times got DPS deal wrong

VIDEO: Bennet says Times got DPS deal wrong

The New York Times waded into the Colorado Democratic U.S. Senate primary Thursday with a lengthy investigative piece detailing a flashy Denver Public Schools interest-swap refinance deal brokered in part by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet as superintendent. The Times...

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August 6, 2010 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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