As many as 120,000 Colorado families would be forced to choose between being separated or paying for food and other basic needs under a plan released by the Trump administration.
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On Oct. 30 more than 30 Colorado schools will be offering free college applications for students. Gov. John Hickenlooper declared October as College Application Month in an effort to increase access for all students to pursue higher education.
The proposal cuts off pathways to permanent residence for legally residing immigrants, and asks families to make an impossible choice between accessing essential services for which they are eligible or keeping their families together
Last week we asked state officials to ensure new school safety grants will support more than just hardware improvements and increasing security in our school buildings.
Colorado has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reimagine the potential of our education system and our children
Colorado has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reimagine the potential of our education system and our children by overhauling our school finance system.
Big news for transit equity: This week the Regional Transportation District (RTD) board voted to approve low-income and youth passes.
This week, we explain an additional layer of inequality in our school finance system: the ability of local voters to approve mill levy overrides or bonds.
Family and immigration advocates are preparing to respond to a potential change in federal rules that would significantly harm Colorado children in immigrant families. The rumored change would mean immigrants lawfully residing here may not be able to receive residency status if they’ve ever used a government program to which they are entitled.
Last week, we explained the interaction of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) and the Gallagher Amendment, which are two parts of the Colorado Constitution that create a toxic mix for Colorado public schools and budget sustainability.