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3 years 2 months ago

Falcon District 49 board member resigns

Chris Wright, a board member in Falcon School District 49 for two years, has resigned his position effective immediately. During his time on the board, Wright had to make several tough decisions including cutting over $10 million from the district budget, eliminating 30% of the administrative staff, creating the...

3 years 11 months ago

Greeley teacher deal includes raises, furloughs

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Greeley-Evans School District teachers have until Friday to vote on a tentative agreement with the school board that gives them pay raises based on experience but also requires them to take furlough days. The Greeley Tribune reported Thursday that the proposed contract was negotiated by...

3 years 11 months ago

Sinking stadium closed in Florence

Husky Stadium at Florence High School is now closed. Engineers say that the facility is no longer safe to use. The stands themselves along with a barrier wall that holds the stadium back off the track is beginning to slip forward. "They really don't want to put anyone in...

4 years 7 months ago

Aspen schools seek tax increase

The Aspen School District is asking voters to approve a property tax increase of $1.2 million a year to help close a budget shortfall. The school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to put the issue on the ballot this fall. School officials say the increase would amount to a...

4 years 10 months ago

Board candidate claims wrong doing in race

A former school board candidate says that tax dollars were used to unfairly campaign against him in last year's school board race in Harrison School District 2. Ed Ralston of Colorado Springs filed a complaint last week with the Colorado Secretary of State's Office claiming that the publication Promises...

5 years 1 month ago

D11 weighs $30K commitment to lawsuit

The District 11 school board has called a special meeting tonight to decide whether they should chip-in nearly $30,000 in a lawsuit against the state that aims to force the legislature to increase public education funding by roughly $1 billion a year. The suit, Lobato v. the State of...

5 years 2 months ago

Parents fight to keep schools in D-70 open

Parents in Pueblo County are fighting to save their childrens' schools. Faced with a smaller budget next year School District 70 is considering closing Vineland Elementary and Middle Schools. Other money-saving options being talked about include going to a 4-day school week, cut some funding for athletics or cut some...

5 years 6 months ago

D49 board members will not face recall

A special election to recall two members of the Falcon District 49 school board will not happen. On Thursday El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Bob Balink released the final tally of recall petition signatures and neither the petition for Dave Martin nor Kent Clawson had a sufficient count of...

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