Colorado GOP Looks To Make Big Education ChangesColorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education - but many of the proposals stand little chance of becoming law.
School-Funding Changes Clear First Colorado HurdleTwo education bills that are among the biggest-ticket items Colorado lawmakers will consider all year cleared their first hurdle Wednesday.
Colorado Tries To Revive Education Overhaul Colorado lawmakers started work Monday on what may be the Legislature's trickiest job of the year: Crafting an education overhaul without $1 billion a year in new taxes.
Education Administrators Live Large At The BroadmoorDespite crushing budget cuts to K-12 public education, Colorado school board members are still attending annual meetings at some of the state's ritziest luxury hotels, the Broadmoor and the Brown Palace Hotel.
School Trans Fats Ban Closer To Approval In ColoradoA proposal to ban trans fats in Colorado school cafeterias and vending machines is closer the enactment.
Colorado Association Of School Boards Reviews Use Of Broadmoor HotelThe Colorado Association of School Boards is reviewing its use of the 5 Star Broadmoor Hotel for its annual conferences.
Education Groups Back Tax Hike For Public SchoolsTwo influential education groups are backing an initiative to raise Colorado's income and sales taxes for public school funding.
Hickenlooper Proposes $375M Cut For SchoolsGov. John Hickenlooper is proposing state lawmakers slash public school funding by $375 million to help come to grips with an estimated $1 billion budget gap that's looming as federal stimulus money dries up and the economy continues to lag.