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The rally has begun. More schools close their doors tomorrow as...

Teachers dressed in red shirts circled the state Capitol this afternoon, demanding more money for K-12 education and a secure retirement pension. This was...

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...

Colorado’s superintendents want (a lot) more money for schools and a...

Colorado’s superintendents want to change how the state distributes money to school districts – but only if voters are willing to approve a $1.7 billion...

Colorado lawmakers expand program that puts an end to “lunch shaming”

This story was updated on May 9 to indicated that the bill passed both the House and the Senate.  Fabiola Flores remembers losing her lunch...

ALEC Day 2: Betsy DeVos says school choice “is good politics...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos became the first member of the Trump administration to visit Denver, speaking Thursday to a noontime luncheon at...

ALEC in Colorado, Day 1: Protest and policy making

It might not be the smoke-filled rooms of old, where politicians hammered out deals in secret— but that’s only because smoking isn’t allowed in...

Charter school funding fight shakes up Colorado school finance debate

When state Sen. Owen Hill proposed an amendment to Colorado’s annual school funding bill, he told his colleagues on the Senate Education Committee no...

Republicans walk a tightrope over rural hospital fix

As lawmakers continue to negotiate over the session’s biggest bill - to free up millions of dollars for rural hospitals, instead of cutting funds to...

Rural funding bill survives first crucial test

A Senate committee today put a bipartisan stamp of approval on its most significant legislation of the session, a measure that its sponsors hope...

The biggest bill of the legislative session pops this week. Here’s...

The name of the game: getting a bill that could make or break some rural hospitals and could free up millions for education and...