The Colorado Board of Education is receiving draft rules for a new statewide educator effectiveness evaluation system.
The push to come up with a means of evaluating teachers and administrators was mandated in 2010 by Senate Bill 10-191.
Governor John Hickenlooper has made it a priority to increase exports of Colorado products. He’s even challenged his new Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar, to ramp up exports of farm goods by forty percent in the next four years.
The ten-year-old Denver Daily News is stopping publication. The rising cost of print and declining ad sales were cited as two main reasons behind the move.
So far this year, exports of Colorado agricultural goods are up by more than 30% compared to the same period last year. That’s according to new statistics by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
Flooding continues to be a concern even as temperatures that have been in the upper 80s and 90s return to more seasonal highs.