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Hickenlooper State of the State: Colorado cooperation and random acts of...

DENVER —  Governor John Hickenlooper used his fifth State of the State speech today to paint his legislature, where Republicans control the Senate and Democrats...

And they’re off: Colorado General Assembly Opening Day

Colorado's General Assembly kicked off its 70th session in classic Colorado style -- so bipartisan it’s hard to say who’s walking onto the court with the upper hand.

Roberts fights to keep oil and gas taxes in areas most...

Durango Republican state Sen. Ellen Roberts is fighting hard to keep oil and gas severance taxes from going to K-12 education statewide, but, according to the Durango Herald, it’s likely a losing battle.

In Denver, Romney touts free-market education reform

DENVER-- Yesterday all but certain GOP candidate for president Mitt Romney, speaking at the Alliance for Choice in Education's (ACE) 10th Anniversary Luncheon , stressed the importance of choice and free-market principles in K-12 education. He condemned politicians for not looking at data and analysis before making decisions on such vital policy decisions as class size. But Romney argued that class size has no effect on student scores even though studies show that in schools where 1st through 3rd grade class size was limited to 18 students and where teachers shifted their teaching behaviors to reflect those smaller class sizes, there is considerable improvement in performance.