In Colorado, where a booming economy belies a chronically underfunded public education system, education advocates filed four ballot initiatives earlier this month to divert millions of dollars in yearly funding to schools without raising taxes.
On School Mask and Vaccine Mandates, Colorado Voters Split Along Party Lines: Poll
by Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat Colorado
If We Want Our Schools to Stay Open This Year, We Have to Take Our Medicine
The reality of the situation is we have the power to make this school year happen for our children. But, for a host of reasons, we aren't taking those steps.
Adopting CDC Guidance, Colorado Recommends Everyone Wear Masks in School Settings
Colorado public health officials have adopted CDC recommendations that everyone in school settings should wear masks, especially those who are not vaccinated.
Colorado Schools Are Getting More Money. Bigger Changes Could Be On the Way.
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.