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Colorado State of the State: Polis promises more investment in education

Colorado State of the State: Polis promises more investment in education

In an optimistic State of the Speech address, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pledged to invest more in education
Governors turn to budgets to guard against climate change

Governors turn to budgets to guard against climate change

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and legislative leaders promised increased investments related to wildfires
Regis University wins full state approval in teacher prep program vote

Regis University wins full state approval in teacher prep program vote

The teacher preparation program at Regis University won full state approval after making changes to how it trains future educators to teach children how to read.
Kids' low COVID-19 vaccination rates called a 'gut punch'

Kids' low COVID-19 vaccination rates called a 'gut punch'

Vaccinations among the elementary school set surged after the shots were introduced in the fall
Colorado graduation rates post slight dip amid pandemic

Colorado graduation rates post slight dip amid pandemic

Statewide, 81.7% of the Class of 2021 graduated on time last spring — slightly down from 81.9% in 2020
Embattled Western Slope mental health executive resigns. Polis appoints new state mental health chief.

Embattled Western Slope mental health executive resigns. Polis appoints new state mental health chief.

In an email Tuesday morning, Raggio gave little detail about the specifics of her resignation, but said the search for a new CEO was already under way.
Three state agencies are auditing the troubled mental health center for 10 Western Slope counties

Three state agencies are auditing the troubled mental health center for 10 Western Slope counties

State investigators are at Mind Springs Health offices in Western Colorado this week to review files and financial documents.
Nebraska announces $500M plan to claim water from Colorado

Nebraska announces $500M plan to claim water from Colorado

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a $500 million plan Monday to divert water out of Colorado
Funding, school ratings, workforce: Education issues we’re watching in 2022

Funding, school ratings, workforce: Education issues we’re watching in 2022

Colorado lawmakers return Wednesday for the start of the 2022 legislative session
State endorses 5-day isolation, quarantine periods for Colorado schools

State endorses 5-day isolation, quarantine periods for Colorado schools

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment now recommends that students and staff who test positive for COVID isolate for five days
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