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Colorado Supreme Court
January 26, 2018
The Douglas County voucher case is finally over
Elections have consequences, and this week the Colorado Supreme Court delivered on one.
May 12, 2017
School districts can create brand-new innovation schools, state high court rules
DPS didn't break the law when it approved innovation plans for 11 new schools, Colorado Supreme Court finds.
unpaid leave debate
December 7, 2016
Colorado Supreme Court weighs challenge to law governing job protections for teachers
Lawyers for Denver Public Schools argued that putting experienced, effective teachers on unpaid leave is not the same as firing them.
union vs. district
March 21, 2016
Colorado Supreme Court to hear Denver teachers’ lawsuit challenging “mutual consent”
The high court will examine whether the lawmakers who passed Senate Bill 191 “satisfied due process for teachers who were previously entitled to ‘forced placement.’”
try try again
March 10, 2016
Voucher program would be revived in Douglas County under proposal — minus religious schools
Members of the Douglas County school board's conservative majority are proposing an amended voucher program while continuing to make a legal case for the original.
talk of the town
September 21, 2015
Colorado education community reacts to Supreme Court decision on funding
Here's a look at how Colorado superintendents, education advocates and others are reacting to the decision:
Ruling is in
September 21, 2015
Supreme Court rejects challenge to school funding formula
The Colorado Supreme Court voted 4-3 Monday to reject a constitutional challenge to part of the state's school funding formula, allowing the state to continue using the so-called "negative factor."
June 29, 2015
Douglas County officials might seek U.S. Supreme Court decision on voucher program
ACLU legal director says the nation's highest court is a long shot.
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