Campaigns and elections

The election has reduced the teachers union’s control over the board, which has struggled to address school safety and get along.

Las elecciones incluyeron tres puestos de los siete del consejo escolar. Todos fueron ganados por candidatos respaldados por el sindicato de maestros.

Dos puestos de los cinco miembros del consejo estaban vacantes. El consejo escolar tiene que resolver retos financieros y tomar decisiones sobre las escuelas chárter.

Two Colorado communities get opposite results from push to increase lodging taxes for child care.

Las Escuelas Públicas de Westminster tuvieron sus primeras elecciones competitivas en seis años, pero los votantes decidieron que quieren mantener la dirección actual.

El consejo escolar actual de Denver ha recibido críticas por peleas internas y por no abordar la seguridad de los estudiantes. Ahora los votantes han elegido a tres integrantes nuevos.

Two districts are asking for a new kind of funding to support school safety. 

Two of five seats on the Jeffco school board were up for grabs. The outcome reinforces the current board majority.

The election of John Youngquist, Kimberlee Sia, and Marlene De La Rosa is likely to shake up the interpersonal and political dynamics on the board.

It’s the district’s first contested school board election in six years.

Education groups had campaigned for Proposition HH, but voters were far less keen on the complicated property tax measure.

The Indianapolis mayor’s office has significant influence over public education in Indianapolis, acting as an authorizer for the city’s charter schools.

The ballot measure will send about $23 million more to the state’s new universal preschool program.

Parker will have the power to reshape the school board and drive the city’s conversation about school safety, infrastructure, charter schools, and more.

State lawmakers put forward the new proposal late Friday ahead of next week’s veto session. It also creates ethics rules and a committee focused on Black student achievement.

A founder of the group said the ads represent voter education, not electioneering in the Denver school board race.

Residents in Hammond will vote next week on continuing a property tax increase to give more money to local schools. For the first time, that includes charter schools.