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Educators Spruce Up Denver Schools As Part Of NEA Visit

Educators from across the country banded together to refurbish two Denver schools on Monday.

06/30/2014

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Hickenlooper Signs 2 Bills To Help Colorado School Kids

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bills into law on Tuesday aimed at children’s welfare.

06/03/2014

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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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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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AG: Lawmakers should decide school funding

State attorneys say that school funding should be up to the Legislature, not the courts, in a filing Wednesday defending the state against a lawsuit over how it funds education that’s pending in the Colorado Supreme Court.

07/19/2012

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Near Schools Will Have To Move

More letters will be mailed to medical marijuana dispensaries located near schools.

01/13/2012

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Dezzutti: Dems State Board Overrule Fumble

After masterfully handling redistricting, reapportionment and other local political issues in late 2011, state Democrats may have finally made a misstep on an issue that may very well come back to haunt them, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

12/15/2011

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$3B Tax Hike For Schools On Ballot For Colorado Voters

The nation’s only ballot measure this fall that proposes a state tax increase pits some defenders of Colorado’s underfunded schools against those who warn it will cost jobs.

10/22/2011

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Mayor Launches New Program Focused On Improving Education

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock launched the Denver Education Compact which will bring together leaders from the private and public sectors to focus on education outcomes from preschool to higher education.

08/25/2011

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Colorado Schools Get New Report Cards

Colorado schools are getting their first report cards under new performance standards approved by lawmakers last year.

12/09/2010

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