State Rep. Buckner Dies From Respiratory IllnessDemocratic Aurora state Rep. John Buckner, who worked as an educator for decades, has died after battling a respiratory illness. He was 67.
Things To Know At The Colorado Capitol This WeekThe budget, reining in ballot measures, education turmoil and a pricey road plan are among the tops being discussed this week at the state Capitol.
Tense Moment During Debate Over Native American Mascots At CapitolColorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.
Teacher Tenure Standoff Continues In ColoradoA dispute over new teacher tenure rules intensified Monday, when a bill to change the regulations was axed and both sides threw up their hands in frustration over the legislative effort to resolve their differences.
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.
Colorado Lawmakers Trying To Make Cyberbullying A CrimeBullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.
Colorado Cyberbullying Bill AdvancesBullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee.
Lower Tuition For Immigrants Becomes Law In ColoradoImmigrant students will pay significantly less in tuition at Colorado colleges under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday.
School Funding Overhaul Moves Through Colorado HouseAn ambitious overhaul to how Colorado handles its biggest-ticket budget priority - K-12 education - advanced another step in the state Legislature Monday.
Colorado Closer To Restricting Weapons On CampusesPublic college campuses in Colorado would be off-limits for concealed weapons under a bill that passed its first legislative test Wednesday.
Colorado May Restrict Concealed Weapons On CampusesGun-rights activists and college students thronged the Capitol Wednesday to see lawmakers debate concealed weapons on campuses.
Colorado Bill Promoting School Debates On Evolution FailsDemocrats rejected a Republican lawmaker's idea Monday urging schools and colleges to create a friendly environment to discuss what he considers controversial science issues.