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Updated May 2, 2019
Nicotine taxes for preschool, vaccine exemptions draw crowds to Colorado Capitol in waning days
Two measures with significant education implications faced final public hearings Wednesday evening, as lawmakers enter the final push of the 2019 legislative session.
to and through college
November 21, 2018
8 questions for Denver Scholarship Foundation chief, after voters pass tax to benefit students
"That’s how we come together as a community to grow our own talent and build our own future."
October 25, 2018
What you need to know as you vote on Colorado school tax requests
Aurora, Westminster, Adams 12, and other districts are asking voters to raise local taxes for schools, in addition to Amendment 73, the statewide measure for education.
September 24, 2018
Where Bruce Rauner and J.B. Pritzker stand on key education issues, from charters to Chicago’s school board
The race for Illinois governor is shaping up to be one of the most expensive in U.S. history, and anyone who hasn’t been…
September 21, 2018
Here’s how some districts would spend their share of a $1.6 billion tax hike for education
In addition to teacher pay, all three large metro districts named expanding preschool as a priority.
August 24, 2018
How Trump’s tax law may have just gotten in the way of Betsy DeVos’ favorite policy
A proposed tax rule, issued Thursday by the Treasury department, threatens to undermine school choice tax credit programs.
On the ballot
August 9, 2018
Colorado voters will decide on $1.6 billion tax increase for education
Initiative 93 represents the third attempt in seven years to raise money for education.
April 16, 2018
With school finance act, Colorado lawmakers try to pass the hot potato of teacher pay to local districts
The school finance act puts more money into K-12 education than Colorado has spent at any point since the Great Recession.
February 22, 2018
Try, try again: Latest attempt at Colorado school funding measure would raise $1.6 billion with income, corporate tax increases
Backers of a major school funding measure have been cleared to gather signatures by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.
December 20, 2017
A Betsy DeVos-approved tax change is meant to make private school more affordable. Here’s why it might not work
There’s reason to believe that private schools are likely to raise tuition in response.
January 20, 2016
Stacked education bill could see even more additions next week
Committee Chairman Sen. Dennis Kruse said bills concerning religious instruction and teacher hiring could make it in.
May 5, 2015
3 Indianapolis school districts win new money from voters
Five requests for additional tax dollars were easily approved by voters in three Marion County school districts today. Wayne Township, Perry…
May 4, 2015
3 Marion County districts will ask voters for more tax money Tuesday
Beech Grove schools, Wayne Township and Perry Township will ask voters to approve tax increases so it can improve buildings, fund busing and support staff.
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