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Did giving extra money to struggling Denver schools boost test scores?...

Since 2012, the Denver school district has given extra money to its low-performing schools to help accelerate improvement — currently, up to $1.7 million...

Failure of Amendment 73 and Prop. 110 forces Colorado back to...

Colorado voters have turned the state as blue as it’s been since World War II, tapping Democrats for the governorship, every other major statewide...

Ask The Indy: Why is marijuana money not enough to fix...

Among readers' most-asked questions on the eve of Tuesday's election — besides what the party affiliation is of judges on the ballot — is...

Ask The Indy: Breaking down the tax changes in Amendment 73...

A Colorado Independent reader, who wished to remain anonymous, asked how the property tax adjustments in Amendment 73, the school funding measure, would work. The...

Do Coloradans understand their ballot?

https://youtu.be/MJo7Rx9m7NE Colorado voters read Amendment Y and Proposition 109 from the 2018 ballot and give their thoughts on the language.

A lot of big questions are on your Colorado ballot. You...

Colorado is tied with Florida in offering up the most initiatives — 13  — on the November ballot. But unlike Florida, a voter in...

Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and...

Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could lead to more children going hungry and losing housing...

A bus and a bucket of cash: No one in Colorado...

This is part of The Colorado Independent's four-part series on Jared Polis, Colorado’s Democratic nominee for governor. You can click directly to Part 1...

Estranged in America

Lucia Gaspar was 14 years old when the thing that she and her family dreaded occurred. Lucia, her mother and two siblings were driving...

A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a...

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November...