Education

2:12pm

Tue August 2, 2011
Education

CSU Fort Collins Reports 34 Layoffs

CSU

Colorado State University in Fort Collins is reporting 34 layoffs at the end of its 2010-2011 fiscal year. That’s much lower than the anticipated 95 faculty and 150 staff layoffs projected during springtime budget planning, according to CSU Spokesperson Brad Bohlander.

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4:00am

Tue August 2, 2011
Education

State Effort Looks to Boost Indian Grad Rates

Courtesy of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs

Colorado’s Commission of Indian Affairs is launching a new campaign today that aims to curb high drop-out rates among the state’s Native American students.  State officials know they face a challenge, as according to the most recent state figures, half of all native students in Colorado won’t finish high school.

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5:42pm

Mon August 1, 2011
Education

Education Ballot Backers Turn in Signatures

State Senator Rollie Heath (D-Boulder) is the author of an initiative that would raise the state's income and some sales taxes to fund K-12 education.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Supporters of an initiative that would raise taxes to fund K-12 education say they’ve gathered more than the required signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. 

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3:09pm

Mon August 1, 2011
Education

Landmark School Funding Trial Underway in Denver

A lawsuit that could make Colorado spend billions more on education each year began in Denver District Court Monday.  Parents and school districts are suing to force the state to completely restructure how it funds public education. 

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2:26pm

Thu July 7, 2011
Education

Education Leaders Push Reform in Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) opened the Education Commission of the States meeting in Denver Thursday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Education leaders from around the country are in Colorado debating ways to boost student achievement at a time when states are slashing millions of dollars from their education budgets.

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