Amendment 66 http://kajx.org en Study: Education Ballot Question Could be a Drag on Colorado's Economy, Unless it Works http://kajx.org/post/study-education-ballot-question-could-be-drag-colorados-economy-unless-it-works <p></p><p><a href="http://commonsensepolicyroundtable.com/2013/10/new-study-shows-that-without-substantial-improvement-in-student-performance-amendment-66-is-drag-on-the-colorado-economy/" style="line-height: 1.5;">A set of new reports</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> show Amendment 66 will be a drag on Colorado&rsquo;s economy unless there&rsquo;s substantial improvement in students&rsquo; performance.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:17:01 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8702 at http://kajx.org Study: Education Ballot Question Could be a Drag on Colorado's Economy, Unless it Works Amendment 66: Pros And Cons For Schools In Roaring Fork Valley http://kajx.org/post/amendment-66-pros-and-cons-schools-roaring-fork-valley <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, </span><a href="http://www.ednewscolorado.org/news/capitol-news/a66-gets-a-business-group-endorsement/comment-page-1" style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor John Hickenlooper enthusiastically supported Amendment 66</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, calling it the single most important education reform initiative in the history of the United States.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">School districts in the Roaring Fork Valley are also weighing in on the measure. &nbsp;Hyperbole aside, the amendment would change the way the state funds public schools. As Aspen Public Radio&rsquo;s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, school administrators aren&rsquo;t the only groups sharing opinions before voters head to the polls in November.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:46:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8687 at http://kajx.org Amendment 66: Pros And Cons For Schools In Roaring Fork Valley Aspen School Board Takes Neutral Stance on Amendment 66 http://kajx.org/post/aspen-school-board-takes-neutral-stance-amendment-66 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Aspen School Board yesterday, decided against taking a formal stance on Amendment 66. It's a school finance reform measure voters will see on the November ballot.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:00:17 +0000 Marci Krivonen 7933 at http://kajx.org Aspen School Board Takes Neutral Stance on Amendment 66