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December 20, 2012
Budget picture could brighten further
Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering raising his requests for 2013-14 K-12 and higher education spending because of improved state revenues.
December 19, 2012
Can lawmakers restrain themselves?
State education leaders Wednesday encouraged lawmakers to refrain from passing big new school legislation during the 2013 session.
December 4, 2012
Lots of fresh faces on education panels
A third of the members on the 2013 House and Senate education committees are brand new to the legislature.
November 28, 2012
Hamner named House Ed chair
A former superintendent and a retired teacher will lead the House Education Committee during the 2013 legislative session.
November 8, 2012
Lawmakers choose 2013 leaders
A Denver policy wonk and a former cop from Colorado Springs will lead the state legislature in the coming year.
November 1, 2012
Hick budget plan boosts K-12, colleges
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed 2013-14 budget includes welcome increases for both K-12 schools and state colleges.
September 25, 2012
Teacher licensing emerging as key issue
Two familiar topics and a new one – teacher licensing – may be shaping up as top education issues for the 2013 legislative session.
September 20, 2012
School budget prospects look familiar
Districts may face 2013-14 budget prospects similar to this year’s situation – no cuts in state aid but not restoration of past cuts.
September 19, 2012
Truancy bill gets cold shoulder
Disagreements over a truancy bill among members of a Capitol task force provided a preview of debates to come in the 2013 legislature.
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