The state Supreme Court will have the ultimate say on whether new statehouse legislative maps are fair, balanced and follow the Colorado constitution. A bi-partisan committee spent several months redrawing the maps. If adopted, the new districts would be in place for the November 2012 election. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.
A look at treating bloodstream infections reveals an underlying discrepancy between price and value in the health care system. And KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel says there's a real opportunity to be found.
An investigative report by I-News, a Colorado-based in-depth news consortium, shows that taxpayers will spend $100 million this year on virtual schools that are largely failing their elementary and high school students.
The I-News Network, a Colorado-based in-depth news consortium, and one of its partners, the nonprofit Education News Colorado, investigated what’s really happening with thousands of Colorado K-12 students who try an online school each year. This is part 2, part 1 can be found here.
Colorado taxpayers will spend $100 million this year on online schools that are largely failing their elementary and high school students, state education records and interviews with school officials show.
The money includes millions in tax dollars that are going to K-12 online schools for students who are no longer there.