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Colorado’s High Court Upholds School Funding

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Colorado’s school funding system is constitutional, siding with the state in a landmark lawsuit filed by parents and school districts challenging the way schools are funded.

05/28/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the bill into law on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Lower Tuition For Immigrants Becomes Law In Colorado

Immigrant students will pay significantly less in tuition at Colorado colleges under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday.

04/30/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Signs Next Year’s Budget For Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s budget for Colorado on Monday, a spending plan that includes more funding for public schools, pay raises for state workers, and money to expand mental health services.

04/29/2013

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State School Funding Overhaul Nears Final Lap

The most ambitious change in a generation to how Colorado finances K-12 education is closer to approval. The overhaul won final approval in the House 37-28 Monday. It has already been approved by the Senate.

04/29/2013

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Making Their Mark: Dream Of Improving School’s Look Turns Into A Career

In the fourth grade, Jered Minter — the son of an elementary school principal and an elementary school art teacher — began to wonder why schools were designed the way they were.

04/29/2013

Patrick Amie (credit: CBS)

Grant Provides A Boost To Veterans Seeking Higher Education

A new $1.5 million grant is helping students injured in wars get reacclimated to college life.

04/06/2013

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School Funding Overhaul Clears Colorado Senate

A sweeping overhaul to how Colorado funds schools has won final approval in the state Senate on a party-line vote.

04/02/2013

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School Finance Bill Aims To Revise Years Of Inequitable School Funding

A mammoth bill to overhaul Colorado’s complicated school-finance formula won initial approval in the state Senate Monday, despite worries the changes won’t mean a thing if voters don’t approve more than $1 billion in new taxes this fall.

04/02/2013

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Colorado Immigrant Tuition Bill Advances

Illegal immigrants in Colorado are closer to getting in-state tuition rates, as long as they seek citizenship.

01/25/2013

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

4-Year High School Grad Rate Inches Up For DPS

Denver Public Schools says it is making progress in getting more high school students to graduate in four years.

01/25/2013

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