Colorado Votes 2023

Groups and donors supportive of education reform and charter schools outspent the Denver teachers union 5 to 1.

The election of Olson as president puts an experienced leader at the helm of a school board that had earned a reputation for dysfunction and infighting.

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.

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

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

Some districts say they’re having a hard time hiring enough teachers and keeping them.

The District 1 race is a contest between incumbent Scott Baldermann and challenger Kimberlee Sia. Here’s where they stand, who’s endorsed them, and why.

The District 5 race is a three-way contest between Charmaine Lindsay, Marlene De La Rosa, and Adam Slutzker. Here’s where they stand, who’s endorsed them, and why.

This November, the City of Pueblo and the Town of Ridgway will ask voters to consider lodging taxes to support child care.

Proposition HH, the Colorado property tax relief measures, also lets the state keep and spend more money, with much of it set to go to schools.