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Melissa McKibben speaks outside the Denver Public School administration building on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Fired Teachers Complain, But DPS Defends ‘Do Not Rehire’ Policy

The teachers union representing teachers in Denver public schools is fighting back against the district’s policy for dealing with poorly performing teachers.

06/17/2013

Colorado Supreme Court (credit: CBS)

Lobato Loss Will Be Better For K-12 Funding

Some education advocates may see the Lobato State Supreme Court ruling as a loss. But time may prove that losing in the Supreme Court may have been the best thing for education funding in Colorado.

05/28/2013

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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

A classroom in Colorado (File photo credit: CBS)

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

A classroom in Colorado (File photo credit: CBS)

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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