A novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.
Colorado lawmakers started work Monday on one of the thorniest problems of the annual lawmaking session – changes to the slate of standardized tests required in public schools.
Colorado 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.
Keeping the peace between law enforcement and the public is a priority right now, and on Monday evening Colorado lawmakers, police and community activists met to see what needs to be done to make that happen.
Leaders from several Denver metro area law enforcement agencies joined state lawmakers and others for a discussion on improving community relations on Monday.
Colorado’s largest teachers union is challenging the firings of about 100 Denver teachers and a 2010 law that enabled the dismissals, union officials announced Wednesday.
Smiling schoolchildren and a bright school bus hauled boxes of petitions to Denver on Monday as activists pushed for the largest voter-approved permanent tax hike in state history to overhaul education funding.
Sponsors of a controversial proposal aimed at making sure Colorado kids can read in the early grades are talking about changing their proposal.
A proposal to enhance penalties for lying about elections is the latest divisive voting proposal to hit Colorado’s legislature.
Two Colorado state legislators say a stable regulatory environment is what makes it possible for energy developers to do business.