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Colorado's Education Governor
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November 9, 2018
Educators: What should the next governor of Colorado know about your school?
Tell Jared Polis what you think his education priorities should be.
February 28, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate Noel Ginsburg wants to do away with Colorado’s educator effectiveness law
Businessman Noel Ginsburg's education platform calls for high-quality apprenticeships, more money for schools, and the repeal of key education reform legislation.
February 28, 2018
Here’s why advocates want Colorado students to ask the questions at a candidate forum on mental health
A Colorado mental health advocacy organization is soliciting student questions for an upcoming gubernatorial candidate forum.
year in review
December 20, 2017
In 2017, Colorado’s public schools were a major theme for Colorado gubernatorial hopefuls
The race is only expected to intensify in the new year. The primaries — the first-ever in which unaffiliated voters can participate — are scheduled for June.
Colorado Vote 2018
November 15, 2017
Polis campaign releases education plan, including new promise about teacher raises
Big questions remain, however, about how Colorado would pay for all of Polis’s education plans.
October 16, 2017
We asked six Colorado school board members what they want from the state’s next governor. Here’s what they said.
Issues ranged from the state's teacher shortage to vocational training for high school students.
Colorado Votes 2018
October 13, 2017
Five things we learned when Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates got on the same stage to talk about education
It was the first Colorado gubernatorial forum this cycle to focus exclusively on education issues.
September 12, 2017
Doug Robinson, GOP candidate for governor, wants more authority to fix state’s struggling schools
If elected governor, Robinson wants to encourage school districts to differentiate pay.
getting to know you
August 30, 2017
Colorado conservatives are pressing Republican gubernatorial candidates on education policy. Here’s how.
The conversations are designed to help voters better understand where conservative candidates stand on policy matters such as school choice and standardized testing.
seizing the moment
August 21, 2017
On first day for most Denver schools, gubernatorial candidate Michael Johnston calls for better school funding
Johnston, a national figure in the education reform movement, led an unsuccessful push to increase taxes for schools in 2013.
Taking the pledge
August 21, 2017
Colorado gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis goes back to school with preschool-pledge commercial
Several gubernatorial hopefuls are incorporating messages about public education into their campaigns.
Follow the money
July 18, 2017
Network of education reformers continue to help shape governor’s race in Colorado
Political observers predict the race to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, will be the most expensive in history.
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