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Colorado General Assembly 2019
June 26, 2019
Colorado lawmakers are trying again to unravel a complicated school finance knot
If the bipartisan Legislative Interim Committee on School Finance is successful, it could change how Colorado distributes money to its schools.
March 5, 2019
In a bipartisan vote, Colorado lawmakers preserve funding for state charter schools
Charter schools survived a funding challenge Tuesday, retaining an expected $10.5 million for the next school year. All but one Democrat…
March 4, 2019
Where do Colorado’s online school students end up? Lawmakers want to know.
Tyler Landsparger will head to Penn State in the fall to study meteorology. It will be the first time the…
February 26, 2019
How should school boards map out negotiating strategy? Colorado bill would allow them to meet privately.
Backers say a Colorado bill allowing private strategy sessions would close a loophole handicapping school boards when bargaining employee contracts.
January 31, 2019
Fewer students of color take advanced courses. This Colorado bill aims to help close that gap.
Advocates hope that automatically enrolling students in advanced courses will reduce racial and economic disparities.
January 15, 2019
Here’s how Colorado Gov. Jared Polis plans to pay for full-day kindergarten
Polis proposes to take advantage of rising property values to fund his top priority.
Not necessarily united
January 2, 2019
Democrats control Colorado state government. Here’s what that means for education as the legislature opens
Democratic lawmakers don’t necessarily agree with incoming governor Jared Polis or among themselves.
Movers and shakers
December 10, 2018
These Colorado lawmakers will shape education policy in 2019
The incoming chairs of the education committees in the state House and Senate are both former teachers.
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