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More money for poor students and cuts to central office: A...

Denver district officials are proposing to cut as many as 50 central office jobs next year while increasing the funding schools get to educate...

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...

Congressman Jared Polis is more worried about Congress than about Betsy...

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis worries more about Congress creating bad education policy than about U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos enacting it. But that doesn’t mean...

Video: When boom times fail the bottom line

It's a paradox: In a booming economy, why would there be cuts to schools and local fire districts across Colorado? When the governor released recommendations...

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...

Second try $20M Denver Schools bill survives kill committee

In a near-overnight partisan flip-flop, the Senate State Affairs Committee voted 3-2 today to pass a second effort at adjusting the amount of money Denver...

Littwin: No new taxes! And no other plan.

We're stuck with our Gordian knot. I love the Greek myths, but the current-day myth that you don't need money to fix educational shortfalls is all American.

Colorado schools stand to lose $1 billion if Amendment 60 passes

If Amendment 60 passes in November, students across Colorado will know it. They will soon be in more crowded classrooms and are likely to have fewer after-school and enrichment programs, course offerings and textbooks. Colorado schools will lose more than $1 billion if Amendment 60 passes.

Videos Show Plight of Underfunded Schools

Large class sizes, outdated textbooks, and vanishing art, music and P.E. programs are typical problems in cash-stapped Colorado schools. A series of short, comical...