Grand Junction
Current: 69 °
High: 86
Low: 50
Wind: 6 MPH
Pressure: 30
Humidity: 31%
Current: 66 °
High: 87
Low: 52
Wind: 10 MPH
Pressure: 30.11
Humidity: 45%
Glenwood Springs
Current: 63 °
High: 85
Low: 46
Wind: 6 MPH
Pressure: 30.07
Humidity: 41%

Public School Financing

  • Print
By Associated Press


Updated: Sun, 04 May 2014 09:45:18 MST

DENVER (AP)- Before they wrap up for the year, lawmakers still have to pass one of the most crucial pieces of legislation they decide annually: how to fund public schools.

This year, with extra tax revenue on hand, lawmakers are not only passing the yearly School Finance Act, they're also voting on a piecemeal attempt to implement reforms that failed as a result of voters rejected a $1 billion tax increase last year.

That includes a measure to require more transparency in how districts spend their money, more funds for English-language learners, and dollars for charter schools.

RSS Weather Apple App Weather Android App Syncback Twitter Facebook
News Channel 5 Weather