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Tancredo Wants Tax Debate With Hickenlooper

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo wants to debate Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper over a proposal on the November ballot to increase income taxes by nearly a billion for school funding.

07/29/2013

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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

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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Massive School Funding Overhaul Bill

Colorado educators looking for bold changes to how the state funds public education have part of the equation answered, with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing into law Tuesday a mammoth bill.

05/21/2013

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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 Moves Through Colorado House

An ambitious overhaul to how Colorado handles its biggest-ticket budget priority – K-12 education – advanced another step in the state Legislature Monday.

04/15/2013

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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 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 School Funding Overhaul Up For Vote

A monster overhaul of Colorado’s school-funding process faces its first test in the Colorado Legislature.

03/20/2013

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School Funding Overhaul Gets 1st Review In Colorado

Sweeping revisions to how Colorado funds public schools – accompanied by a likely income tax proposal – came under consideration Tuesday in the state Legislature after years of discussion.

03/19/2013

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