Schools will use grants funded by the marijuana tax to hire student-support staff like nurses, counselors, and social workers.
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November 13, 2014
November 10, 2014
A school voucher program goes before the Colorado Supreme Court next month, three years after a judge first suspended the district-based pilot program.
November 04, 2014
Keep on top of the outcome in pivotal U.S. Senate races as the ballot results roll in Nov. 4 and throughout the following day.
November 03, 2014
Where could partisan control of legislatures flip relatively easily, and what are the education policy issues in play in those states?
October 31, 2014
After enacting changes to literacy instruction and fiscal transparency, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is seeking re-election against former congressman Bob Beauprez, the Republican nominee.
October 30, 2014
Experts weighed in on some of the efforts school districts are making to ensure that their buildings, and their instruction, are green.
October 20, 2014
The next step for advocacy groups is to get candidates to support the initiatives, says Kris Perry, the executive director of the First Five Years Fund.
October 10, 2014
Massachusetts faces no consequences from its decision to let districts choose which test to give next spring, but when Colorado explored the possibility of doing the same, the U.S. Department of Education gave it no opening.
September 26, 2014
Students in Jefferson County, Colo., have been staging walk-outs this week to register protest against proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum .
September 24, 2014
Hundreds of high school students in Jefferson County, Colo., protested proposed changes to history curricula.