February 29, 2024

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How education stood out in Colorado’s 2023 legislative session as an area of relative bipartisan consensus and progress

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Colorado’s K-12 schools got a major funding increase. Younger students should get more help with math learning, and older students should have more ways to get a free college education. 

And long-standing areas of education policy debate — how to more fairly distribute money among schools and how to determine what makes a good school — will get the focused attention of dedicated task forces that could recommend changes to future lawmakers. 

When the 2023 Colorado General Assembly concluded its work this week, education stood out as an area of relative consensus and modest progress, in sharp contrast to heated debates over gun control, crime, housing, and…

Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat Colorado and Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat

2023-05-12 22:28:20

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