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Colorado Votes 2018
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November 9, 2018
Educators: What should the next governor of Colorado know about your school?
Tell Jared Polis what you think his education priorities should be.
November 8, 2018
Jeffco bond measure that had been failing pulls ahead in narrow race
Update: Over the weekend, the bond measure pulled ahead and is currently headed toward passage, with 50.3 percent of the vote. We’ll continue to update…
November 7, 2018
What the Democratic ‘blue wave’ on Election Night in Colorado means for education
Colorado voters on Tuesday elected a governor who ran on bold education promises but rejected a tax increase that would have made it easier to pay for them.
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Updated November 6, 2018
Backers of Amendment 73 look to the future as voters reject school funding measure
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November 6, 2018
Election 2018: Get live election results as Colorado voters decide key education issues
Tuesday’s results will determine the next governor, which party controls the legislature, and how much money the state has to spend on schools.
November 5, 2018
Colorado teachers want smaller class sizes, union survey finds
Some studies have found a strong relationship between smaller class sizes and better student performance.
winners and losers
November 3, 2018
Amendment 73: What happens if voters put an extra $1.6 billion into Colorado’s broken school finance system?
A Gordian knot, a debacle, indefensible: Everyone agrees Colorado needs a better way to fund its schools.
Risk and Reward
October 27, 2018
What Proposition 112 — the controversial bid to rein in Colorado oil and gas drilling — would mean for schools
Therese Gilbert wears an Amendment 73 button to show support for more school funding, but she’s knocking on doors seeking votes for Proposition…
Colorado Votes 2018
September 24, 2018
Tax breaks for the rich and a ‘bargain with the devil’: Colorado candidates for governor spar over education
Speaking to an audience of charter school leaders, two candidates with a history of supporting such schools highlighted their differences.
leading the state
September 18, 2018
Three things we heard at a gubernatorial candidates forum on early childhood
A gubernatorial candidates forum Monday highlighted some of the big early childhood ideas championed by each campaign, but also left plenty of unanswered questions.
August 13, 2018
Aurora board to consider placing school tax hike on November ballot
The proposed tax hike is expected to generate $35 million for the district in 2019.
August 13, 2018
Despite earlier attack ads, Colorado teachers union endorses Jared Polis for governor
The endorsement is not a surprise given that teachers unions have traditionally been associated with the Democratic Party.
On the ballot
August 9, 2018
Colorado voters will decide on $1.6 billion tax increase for education
Initiative 93 represents the third attempt in seven years to raise money for education.
in their own words
July 10, 2018
Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education
We asked the candidates for governor of Colorado what they think about school funding, school choice, the achievement gap, and more.
Now it gets real
June 26, 2018
What the primary results in Colorado’s governor’s race mean for education
Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton are seeking to replace Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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