Education Funding

7:30am

Fri October 4, 2013
Politics

Around The Nation: Pot, Gambling And GMOs On The Election Ballot

Protesters in the "No On Proposition AA" campain in Denver's Civic Center Park, Sept. 21.
No on Proposition AA Facebook

In Colorado, voters will consider a huge tax hike on newly legal marijuana. New Yorkers could expand gambling. And Washington voters are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar campaign over the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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4:25am

Sat September 7, 2013
Education

New School Year Brings Sequestration Pain For Many Districts

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 6:39 pm

A student at Red Lake High School starts the 2005 school year following a shooting the year before in which eight people were killed. Because of sequestration, the district is not able to keep on staff a school psychologist brought in after the shootings.
Ann Heisenfelt AP

The superintendent of the Lancaster, Pa., school district is meeting with teachers and staff at George Washington Elementary. It's the start of a new school year, and he's trying to sound upbeat about the district's finances.

"We continue to lose 5 and 10 percent of budgets each year," Pedro Rivera tells them. "And our overall goal is to make those plans and stretch out dollars to not impact you, because no kids should go without. Right?"

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12:33pm

Tue August 20, 2013

12:20pm

Fri August 16, 2013
Politics

Hickenlooper Kicks Off Initiative 22 Push, Gessler Reviewing Signatures

Hickenlooper helps kick off Initiative 22 campaign.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

7:32am

Mon August 5, 2013
Education

Supporters Of K-12 Funding Overhaul Turn In Signatures [Updated]

KUNC File Photo

A measure asking Colorado voters if they want to raise income taxes by nearly $1 billion a year to pay for public school upgrades is a step closer to the November ballot. 

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