03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Teachers Union May Sue Bill Ritter Over Budget Cuts

As lawmakers stand poised to cut $260 million in K-12 education funding, the state's teachers union and other school advocates are playing defense and keeping their options -- including a possible lawsuit -- open.

The Colorado Education Association has launched the "Honor 23" campaign, named for the state constitutional amendment that boosts the amount schools get by inflation plus 1 percent every year through 2010-11 and by the rate of inflation thereafter.

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