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K12 Ballot Measure 2013
November 14, 2013
Hick education advisors chew on A66 defeat
The comments ranged from determined to glum Thursday as members of the Education Leadership Council dissected the defeat of Amendment 66.
November 6, 2013
A66 backers try to sort out reasons for big defeat
Voter aversion to tax increases and mistrust of government doomed Amendment 66, supporters of the proposed tax increase said Tuesday night after the ballot measure went down to resounding defeat.
November 5, 2013
Voters soundly reject Amendment 66
Updated. A lot. Colorado voters had the final say on the future funding of Colorado schools, an issue that’s largely been in the hands of policymakers, advocators and politicians for the last two years.
November 4, 2013
Ballot returns inch up to 33 percent
Updated Nov. 5 - Almost exactly a third of the 3.09 million ballots sent to Colorado voters this election had been returned as of Election Day morning.
October 31, 2013
Returned ballots cross 20 percent mark
Slightly more than 20 percent of the ballots mailed out for the 2013 election have been returned, the Department of State reported Thursday morning. That’s…
October 30, 2013
A66 campaigns accelerate into final days
You may have more than trick-or-treaters ringing your doorbell this week as Amendment 66 campaigners hit the streets for one last push. There’s also plenty of campaign chatter online, including a Halloween-themed video.
October 29, 2013
Ballots continue to trickle in
The percentage of ballots returned by Colorado voters has edged up to almost 15 percent, the Department of State reported Tuesday. The total now is…
October 28, 2013
Pro-66 campaign surpasses $10 million in contributions
Bill and Melinda Gates, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a charity founded by Steve Jobs’ widow are among major new donors to the campaign that’s pushing to pass Amendment 66.
October 23, 2013
Catch up on with the debate on the A66 campaign trail
The Mike Johnston-Walker Stapleton road show stopped off at KOA Radio Tuesday morning for another round of the debate on Amendment 66 that the two men…
October 15, 2013
Colorado Commits fundraising tops $7.7 million
Colorado Commits to Kids, the main organization backing Amendment 66, has raised $2.7 million in the last two weeks, bring its total contributions to $7.74 million.
October 15, 2013
No dice for court challenge to A66 petitions
Amendment 66 can stay on the Nov. 5 ballot, Denver District Judge Michael Mullins ruled Tuesday evening in rejecting a challenge to the petitions that…
October 13, 2013
A66 volunteers hit the streets
Hundreds of volunteers fanned out across more than a dozen Colorado communities Saturday to personally urge voters to support Amendment 66, the proposed $950 million…
October 11, 2013
No decision yet in court challenge to A66 petitions
Denver District Judge R. Michael Mullins Friday gave lawyers time to file more paperwork in the lawsuit challenging the petitions that put Amendment 66 on…
October 11, 2013
EdNews guide to Amendment 66
When Coloradans cast their votes on Amendment 66 this fall they will be making a historic decision on both how much money to devote to schools and on how that money is spent.
October 10, 2013
Finance plan attacked as unfair to charters
Differences over the impact of a proposed school finance reform plan on charter schools dominated a discussion Thursday before the State Board of Education.
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