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September 7, 2012
Education headlines from Dems’ convention
Education was a popular topic at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. EdNews compiles a roundup of top news.
September 5, 2012
Fresh union money goes to Democrats
Nearly $133,000 in contributions from teachers’ union political committees flowed to Democratic legislative candidates during August.
August 31, 2012
Education headlines from GOP convention
Education may not have been the big headline from Tampa but there was lots of talk about school issues. EdNews compiles a roundup.
August 30, 2012
Stand for Children makes its endorsements
The advocacy group Stand for Children has endorsed a split ticket of six Democrats and five Republicans in 2012 legislative races.
August 29, 2012
Sheridan schools going to voters
Sheridan school board approves ballot question, national report on skipping included interviews with Denver students, and two new BEST appointments.
August 28, 2012
Spending ramps up in tight races
Teachers’ union political committees are joining the flow of cash into some of this year’s most hotly contested legislative races.
August 24, 2012
Denver board splits 5-2 on tax proposals
Despite negotiations aimed at presenting a unified front, Denver school board members split in their decision to ask voters for more than $500 million.
August 22, 2012
Aurora Public Schools going to voters
Aurora Public Schools board members on Tuesday voted to join the school districts seeking additional funding on the Nov. 6 ballot.
August 22, 2012
Dougco mulls proposals ending union ties
Dougco school board members are considering asking voters to decide whether the district should sever union ties for the foreseeable future.
August 17, 2012
Questions raised at DPS tax meeting
Some audience members at a school tax forum in southwest Denver worry proposed tax increases leave their area schools crowded and in disrepair.
August 14, 2012
Campaigns gear up for school tax votes
Advocacy committees are starting to fill their war chests for the campaigns to pass school district tax increases in the November election.
July 31, 2012
Denver board divided on tax proposals
Questions abound weeks before DPS board members must decide whether to ask voters for more than $500 million for operating and building dollars.
July 26, 2012
Dougco reserves ballot space, unclear why
Dougco school board members reserve a spot on the November ballot but have yet to say what they might ask of voters.
June 8, 2012
Jeffco goes to voters for more money
The Jeffco school board has decided to ask district voters for approval to raise $138 million to bolster district finances.
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