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Ask The Indy: Breaking down the tax changes in Amendment 73...

A Colorado Independent reader, who wished to remain anonymous, asked how the property tax adjustments in Amendment 73, the school funding measure, would work. The...

Head of Denver schools: Removing DACA protections for undocumented immigrants would...

Rolling back protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would prove “catastrophic” for Denver Public Schools and the city, DPS...

Schools near state lines perform worse — and rules discouraging teachers...

Want a leg up in school? Don’t attend one near a state border. That’s the surprising finding of a new study published in the...

Gentrification is changing Denver’s schools. This initiative aims to do something...

A citywide effort to review how rapid gentrification is changing Denver’s public schools — and come up with ideas to combat the most pernicious...

Bill to save rural hospitals survives Republican headwinds, up for final...

The sweeping omnibus bill to save rural hospitals, provide a one-time funding boost to rural schools and a tax break for small business is...

Oil and gas rigs can still operate within 1,000 feet of...

Oil and gas production wells and other facilities still have the ability to operate within 1,000 feet of a school, rather than the school’s...

Here’s how raising $628 million in additional tax revenue could benefit...

A committee of 75 parents, students, teachers and taxpayers is recommending Denver Public Schools ask voters to approve raising $572 million in taxes to build new schools and upgrade existing ones, in addition to raising $56.6 million to pay for programs and staff.

State board approves Aurora school redesigns, but Aurora Central isn’t off...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on May 11, 2016 The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved dramatic overhauls for five Aurora...

Plan to reduce accountability paperwork clears the legislature

Many Colorado educators have been hoping the legislature would give them relief from an important but sometimes onerous chore – writing annual district and school improvement plans.

Lawsuit from conservative group challenges Douglas County voucher program barring religious...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 19, 2016   A conservative legal group representing three Douglas County families filed a federal lawsuit...