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Funding passes for struggling rural schools

Rural schools across Colorado will likely have help finding teachers to fill empty classrooms, thanks to a proposal approved in the waning hours of...

Rural school funding axed in School Finance Act deal

A handful of rural school districts in Colorado will have to shoulder millions in budget cuts on their own, the result of a fraught compromise...

Insurance companies beat rural Coloradans in pharmacy fight

Terri Newland of Basalt put a thermometer in her mailbox on Wednesday morning. It read 42 degrees. By 4 p.m. the thermometer had shot...

Can Colorado afford to save rural schools?

Job openings in rural public schools go unfilled for years. Classes are crammed with too many students. A single person often teaches multiple grades...

Education, land and water use top rural lawmakers’ 2016 bills

Eastern Colorado lawmakers have big plans in 2016 to address their districts' concerns about education, land rights and water storage.   You’ll have to forgive Rep. Jon Becker...