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December 11, 2013
K-12 funding issues start to come into focus
The daunting school funding challenges faced by the 2014 legislature were laid out in exhaustive detail Wednesday for the Joint Budget Committee.
December 9, 2013
Conference panelists urge stronger teacher prep
Teacher preparation needs to be more rigorous, a leading national expert has told a Denver conference on educator prep and licensing.
December 4, 2013
College performance funding plan approved
Updated - The initial plan for how Colorado colleges and universities would be financially rewarded for increasing graduation rates and achieving other key goals was approved Thursday by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.
December 4, 2013
Licensing panel finishes work; divisions remain
Lawmakers working on teacher licensing legislation finally got some formal – but mixed -- advice from a panel that’s been studying the issue since early August.
November 27, 2013
Senate Ed chair Evie Hudak resigns to avoid recall
Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Westminster, resigned her seat Wednesday to avoid a recall election. The move clears the way for a new senator to be selected…
November 12, 2013
Lawmakers looking for ways to salvage school finance law
Mike Johnston often compared his school-finance reform law to a high-powered car that just needed “gas” from Amendment 66. Now that voters have declined to pay for the fuel, many wonder whether that law can be scavenged for parts.
November 7, 2013
Hick floats his budget to lawmakers
Proposed 2014-15 increases in higher education spending drew praise from a couple of legislators Thursday, but education wasn’t topic one when Gov. John Hickenlooper presented…
November 1, 2013
Hick proposes big higher ed boost in 2014-15
Gov. John Hickenlooper is proposing a significant increase in higher education spending and enrollment-plus-inflation growth for K-12 in his 2014-15 budget plan.
October 30, 2013
Senate Ed Committee gets downsized
Updated - The lineup for the smaller 2014 version of the Senate Education Committee has been set by party leaders.
January 31, 2013
Education Bill Tracker 2014
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