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Colorado Public Education

DPS Awarded $4 Million Grant From Gates Foundation

Posted 02.04.2013 | Denver

Denver Public Schools was awarded approximately $4 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation awarded a total of $25 milli...

State 'Irrationally' Underfunds Schools By Billions, Judge Rules

Posted 02.11.2012 | Education

Supporters of an education lawsuit against the state of Colorado celebrated this weekend after a district judge ruled that the state severely underfun...

Hickenlooper Proposes Massive Cuts To Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper delivered his budget plan for the 2011-2012 fiscal year to the Joint Budget Committee on Tuesday. The Governor is proposin...

Dan Maes Says He Would Suspend Amendment 23

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Yesterday at a Denver forum bringing the three top Colorado gubernatorial candidates together for the first time, Republican Dan Maes said he would su...

Colorado Education Standards Dramatically Lower Than Federal Benchmarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado is one of several states that report a large percentage of students who meet state standardized testing requirements, but fall far short of f...