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Tax breaks for the rich and a ‘bargain with the devil’:...

Colorado’s Democratic candidate for governor is the founder of a charter school network, and the Republican candidate is a longtime supporter of charter schools...

Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on...

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what...

Denver’s new plan gives its neediest students a shot at coveted...

Denver has a new plan to ensure some of its neediest students get spots in its best schools – but it will require a...

What the primary results in Colorado’s governor’s race mean for education

After millions of dollars and what sure felt like millions of mailers and door-knocks, Coloradans have their candidates for governor: Democrat Jared Polis and...

School choice is pushing wealthy families to gentrify areas while avoiding...

When Francis Pearman was studying at Vanderbilt, he and a fellow graduate student noticed a striking phenomenon in Nashville: white, affluent families were moving...

Pushback on charter school contracts shows new divide on Denver school...

In an urban district nationally known for collaborating with charter schools, two new Denver school board members made clear Thursday that the publicly funded...

The new Douglas County school board just ended a controversial voucher...

CASTLE ROCK — The Douglas County school board voted Monday to end a controversial private-school voucher program and directed the school district to end...

DougCo school board: Koch group lost the battle but aims to...

In Colorado, the Nov. 7 Election Day in Douglas County didn't mean the end of efforts by Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the...

Guest Post: There are vouchers and then there are vouchers

The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Split decision: In two Denver school board races, challengers leading incumbents

Two school board candidates who agree with the direction of Denver Public Schools and two who want the district to change its trajectory were...