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In the first installment of our multi-part series on school finance in Colorado, we dig into the meaty topic of Colorado’s Constitutional Conundrum: the interaction of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, or TABOR, and the Gallagher Amendment.
Last month we shared news about the federal Farm Bill and wanted to be sure to keep you informed. Because a version of the bill has passed both the House and Senate, the bill went to a conference committee last week and members of that committee from both chambers were named.
Last week in Cañon City, the ECHO and Family Center Early Childhood Council hosted their 14th Legislative Symposium to call on policymakers, candidates for public office, and community members to “Think Babies”.
Colorado high school students performed above the national average on this year’s PSAT and SAT assessments, according to the assessment data released by the Colorado Department of Education last week.
College attainment gap between white and Latino Coloradans is the largest out of nine states with substantial Latino populations
The attainment gap between Latino and white students in Colorado is the largest among states with Latino populations over one million, according to a study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.