Republicans on the committee pointed out that even the 6 percent cap could mean tuition doubles in a couple decades.
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One Denver teenager, after a lifetime of homelessness, has found hope in teaching other youth.
During the mid-90s, the state spent $500 less per student than the national average. But by 2011-12, the gap measured between $1,800 and $2,800.
Researchers are finding a significant link between stress, brain development and academic performance in teenagers.
A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.
The new analysis also shows there are not enough good schools in all Denver neighborhoods.
Colorado schools rank 21st in the country in Education Week's annual Quality Counts report released Thursday.
A Colorado lawmaker is proposing the state set up a commission of American Indians to judge whether school nicknames are offensive.
"We have a community that is completely fed up with being mistreated, with being brutalized," said panelist Lisa Calderon.
CPR's regular interview with Gov. John Hickenlooper covered TABOR refunds, how to make housing more affordable and "disappointing" news about the state's health exchange.
The Colorado School Grades rankings are designed to be an alternative to systems with "watered-down" information, but some have problems with the rankings.