K-12 Education

6:00am

Tue May 17, 2011
Education

Sen. Heath Touts Education Funding Measure While Republicans Raise Questions

Creative Commons

Standing alongside parents and a fourth graders in the State Capitol, Democratic State Senator Heath announced his plan on Monday to help backfill millions of dollars in recent education cuts.

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5:21pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Education

State Sen. Heath Proposes ‘Tourniquet’ To Help Education Funding

Rollie Heath

At the State Capitol today, State Senator Rollie Heath unveiled “Support Our Schools for a Bright Colorado,” a ballot measure campaign he hopes will bring more funding to higher education and K-12 schools.

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11:30am

Fri February 18, 2011
Economy

Districts Turning to School Bus Advertising to Shore Up Budgets

Colorado Springs School District 11 was the first district in the country to use the school bus ads back in 1993.
Grace Hood KUNC

As Colorado K-12 schools face an estimated $375 million cut in funding next year, some may be turning to companies like State Farm Insurance and First Bank for help. More districts are deciding to display ads on the sides of school busses for extra revenue. Five states this year are considering legalizing the practice.

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