Last week, the Jefferson County Republican Party posted to its Facebook page about Colorado’s new media literacy law, claiming it will “control our children, their beliefs, and what they post on social media.”
A comprehensive sexuality education bill, aimed at requiring public schools to offer a comprehensive human sexuality education curriculum, passed in a House Committee hearing yesterday.
A new study of government data shows, “Colorado borrowers owe more than $26 billion in student debt,” according to a new study by Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC).
State Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik, a Republican from Thornton who’s up for reelection in one of Colorado’s most competitive Senate districts, has been touting herself as a former educator who “supports funding schools to provide our children with great teachers and the quality education that every child deserves,” according to her website.
Colorado has dug itself into a hole, budget-wise, and it’s time to stop digging, say progressive fiscal analysts
The Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) are trying to popularize their view that Colorado needs more tax dollars to pay for schools, roads, child care, housing, and other basic community needs.
Former state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt hosted a meet and greet in Colorado Springs last week for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo and other conservative candidates, where he also announced he’s weighing a run for a seat in Colorado’s House of Representatives.
As part of our policy and legislative accountability work, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado has launched a “Sex Ed Detective” initiative to coincide with school board elections. And now that the results are in with Denver, Jefferson, and Douglas Counties, it’s time to investigate whether school districts there and across the state are fulfilling their obligation to students on Sex Ed.
Hundreds showed up to a rally in front of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) office Tuesday to oppose the GOP tax plan, which was widely criticized for primarily benefitting the wealthiest Americans and corporations.
Update 08/07/17–CU Regent candidate Chance Hill responded via a post on the Facebook page of the Colorado Times Recorder:
Many Colorado Republicans welcomed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Denver with open arms earlier this month.