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Education Funding Boost Advances In Colorado Senate

Colorado public schools would get their biggest funding boost in years under a bill that has won initial approval in the state Senate.

04/18/2013

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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 Senate Passes $20.5B Budget, Heads To House

Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.

03/28/2013

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Colorado School-Funding Debate Delayed

A major rewrite of Colorado’s school-funding process has been delayed another day while state senators review changes to the bill.

03/20/2013

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Colorado Wins Nearly $30M In Federal School Funds

Colorado is receiving nearly $30 million in federal money over four years to accelerate the state’s early learning programs.

12/06/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012