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Ballot Initiative 93

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, Media, News, Politics, Teachers

Ballot Initiative 93 is known as the “Great Schools, Thriving Communities” ballot measure, and the proposal hopes to expand “educational opportunities for our students to prepare them for success in college, career and lif...

Senate Bill 18-200

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, Media, News, Politics, Teachers

Senate Bill 18-200 is a proposed initiative that has been assigned to the Senate Finance Committee as of March 7, 2018. The bill currently has bipartisan sponsors from across the state, and if passed by the legislature and sig...

PERA

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, Media, News, Politics, Teachers

PERA stands for the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association, established by state law in 1931. Colorado PERA’s website explains that, “members of PERA include employees of the Colorado state government, public school teachers ...

The Negative Factor

April 25, 2018

Filed under 2018, Current Events, Features, Local, Media, News, Politics, Teachers

The amount of money that each Colorado student is alloted by the state each year is determined by the School Finance Act formula. Essentially, this formula takes a base amount of per-pupil funding, which is the amount that mu...

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