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Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the state budget on Friday (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs $25 Billion Colorado Budget

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year, which sends more money to schools and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep.

04/24/2015

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Does Your Child Attend A Measles Factory?

We’ve been talking a lot about low immunization rates nationally, but do you know what the rates are where your child goes to school? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida shows us a new tool where you can look up how your child’s school is making — or failing — the grade of immunizations, and how that answer can show your child’s risk.

02/10/2015

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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

Colorado Supreme Court (credit: CBS)

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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