Students in Colorado crossed school district boundaries a little more than usual during the pandemic school year, according to enrollment data.
When Colorado schools reopen in the fall, most of them will have a lot more money to work with — between 10% and 12% more per student for the typical district — and schools that serve large numbers of students who live in poverty and English learners will be the biggest beneficiaries.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will make an appearance in Colorado Springs later this month in support of Parents Challenge -- an organization promoting school choice. She has a close personal relationship with the organization's founder. Furthermore, there's deep uncertainty about what the ultimate outcome of a voucher system in the U.S. would be.
Many Colorado Republicans welcomed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Denver with open arms earlier this month.
Hundreds gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to protest Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ arrival in Denver for the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Report: Ultra-conservative Wisconsin foundation takes aim at Colorado public education, labor unions
Recent reports have revealed that the Wisconsin-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has quietly descended on Colorado in an effort to undermine teachers unions and public education.