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Colorado governors race
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.
meet the new boss
August 3, 2018
New Colorado teachers union chief: Spring walkouts raised public awareness of school needs
Amie Baca-Oehlert, a school counselor from the Adams 12 district north of Denver, recently took the helm of the 35,000-member Colorado Education Association.
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.
Colorado Votes 2018
June 14, 2018
Where candidates in the Colorado Democratic primary stand on education issues
Chalkbeat Colorado asked the Democratic candidates for governor about their own educational experiences, school funding, achievement gaps, and more.
June 7, 2018
Fact checking the Colorado governor’s race: The truth behind 5 claims dividing Democratic contenders
As the Colorado Democratic primary nears, candidates for governor are using old education positions to highlight small policy differences.
May 31, 2018
How education reform became a wedge issue among Colorado Democrats this election year
This election season has the potential to change what’s considered mainstream Democratic education policy in Colorado.
Doing more with more
April 6, 2018
Colorado gubernatorial hopeful Mike Johnston, known as an education reformer, says what schools really need is money
Johnston released an education platform this week that hinges on a major tax reform and calls for free full-day kindergarten and higher pay for teachers.
Out of the game
March 20, 2018
The businessman who went to bat for apprenticeships is out of Colorado’s governor’s race
Noel Ginsburg, an advocate for apprenticeships and a critic of Colorado’s teacher effectiveness law, has withdrawn from the Democratic race for governor.
January 30, 2018
Cary Kennedy ‘aligns with all of our issues and values,’ teachers union president says in endorsement
Former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy has made increasing teacher pay a key part of her educational platform.
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