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November 14, 2013
Hick education advisors chew on A66 defeat
The comments ranged from determined to glum Thursday as members of the Education Leadership Council dissected the defeat of Amendment 66.
May 30, 2013
Hick turns bills into education laws
Gov. John Hickenlooper this week signed a big stack of bills passed by the 2013 legislature, including several of interest to education.
May 10, 2013
Finance was top education issue of 2013
For education, the 2013 session of the Colorado legislature was all about the money, with policy taking a back seat. Session review
May 6, 2013
Last education bills get cleared out
Updated - Education bills affecting teacher evaluations, truancy and more moved ahead Monday as the legislative session neared adjournment.
May 3, 2013
Rocky Friday for education bills
Lack of funding killed three education bills at the Capitol Friday, and a fourth measure took a big haircut. Capitol roundup
May 2, 2013
Without funding, ELL bill dies
Updated - An English language learners bill died today in committee because there was no funding for it. Capitol roundup
May 1, 2013
School finance bills cross finish line
Both of 2013’s big school finance bills finished up Wednesday where they started, in the Colorado Senate.
April 30, 2013
College merit aid bill passes House
Update - The House Wednesday voted 59-5 to pass the bill that would reinstate state merit scholarships.
April 29, 2013
Funding bill gets final House approval
Updated - The House Tuesday voted 52-12 to pass the bill needed to fund K-12 education in the coming school year.
April 29, 2013
School finance reform passes House
This House has voted 37-28 to approve a massive update of the way the state pays for schools.
April 27, 2013
Finance bill caught in House logjam
The House couldn't find time on a chaotic Friday night to pass the bill proposing a massive overhaul of Colorado’s school funding system.
April 26, 2013
Students’ pet bill on way to Hick
A bill that started with a group of Walsenburg kids has survived the legislative process and is headed to the governor.
April 24, 2013
Panel advances other school funding bill
The K-12 lobby bested the Hickenlooper administration Wednesday in a tussle over funding for preschool quality improvement.
April 24, 2013
Merit aid passes, Dougco bill dies
A late-breaking scholarship bill moved ahead, but a bill sparked by Dougco school board conflicts was killed Wednesday. Capitol roundup
April 22, 2013
School finance update passes floor test
The proposed rewrite of the school funding system won preliminary House approval Monday, with two key amendments.
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