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Many eligible families don’t use the Denver Preschool Program. The new...

Elsa Holguín considers herself a bridge of sorts — someone who can cross divides and connect communities. It’s something she’s done since she landed in...

Guest Post: Colorado’s toughest-in-the-nation air quality regulations are working A response...

There is much to dispute within Daniel Glick’s story, but let’s begin here: Our air quality conditions in Colorado are not worsening. In fact,...

Colorado lawmakers made big investments in public education — but few...

As Colorado’s 2019 legislative session came to a close, Gov. Jared Polis strode into a conference room packed with reporters to talk about his...

Colorado Senate rejects nicotine tax that would have boosted preschool spending

A proposed nicotine tax backed by Gov. Jared Polis was rejected by the Colorado Senate Thursday night. The proposal would have allowed Colorado to double...

Colorado proposal would triple cigarette tax, fund preschool, fight teen vaping

A proposed tax on nicotine products could double Colorado’s preschool investment, pay for afterschool and summer enrichment programs for low-income families, and chip away...

Colorado districts moving quickly toward full-day kindergarten, complicating funding debate

Large Colorado school districts that collectively serve thousands of children in half-day kindergarten programs are preparing to switch to full-day programs this fall, potentially...

Denver teachers set to strike over pay dispute after Gov. Polis...

Updated at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Teachers in Colorado’s largest school district are preparing to strike on Monday after Gov. Jared Polis announced he would not...

‘We can’t nickle-dime this thing.’ Water Congress comes up dry on...

When Gov. Jared Polis took office in January, he took responsibility for ensuring that Colorado doesn’t run out of water. Many in the water...

Negotiations poised to resume as Denver teachers plead with district to...

As Colorado’s governor weighs whether to intervene to head off a teacher strike in the state’s largest school district, Denver teachers packed a school...

The Denver district asked for state intervention in a pending teacher...

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