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Articles worth reading and/or listening to:

2017:

From Mental Health America: The State of Mental Health in America 2018

 

From The Bell Policy Center: About that "Taxman" Podcast (CPR: How Douglas Bruce and the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Conquered Colorado)

 

Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness

 

From Colorado Public Radio: How Douglas Bruce and the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Conquered Colorado

 

Dana Scott (CDE) worked with Jennifer Brown from the Denver Post on an article illustrating the impacts of homelessness on students’ lives, including their education. The article also provides information on the McKinney-Vento Act and the educational rights of homeless students.

 

From the Greeley Tribune: Colorado's teacher shortage hits Greeley, Weld County schools harder than most, November 1, 2017.

 

Report: The Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy (ITEP) - Trickle-Down Dries Up, States without personal income taxes lag behind states with highest top tax rates.

 

Colorado Public Radio: Half of Colorado School Districts have 4-day weeks. What's the Impact on Students? Superintendent Jan DeLay (Re-1 Valley) speaks with Ryan Warner (Colorado Public Radio), article by Rachel Estabrook (CPR). Link to CSFP map of districts on 4-day weeks

 

Column from The Hechinger Report: While The Rest Of The World Invests More In Education The U.S. Spends Less- Years of disinvestment could affect the future U.S. labor force. September 18, 2017

Colorado Public Radio: Colorado's Rural Teachers Are Getting Pinched in the Teacher Salary Game - article by Jenny Brundin, September 14, 2017

Denver Post: Where do schools spend their money? New site gives bare-bones look at finances - July 14, 2017

Colorado Springs Gazette: New state website details Colorado schools' revenue, spending - July 9, 2017

The Coloradoan: 5 things to know about marijuana money and schools. April 13, 2017

The Coloradoan: The negative factor: Why Colorado schools are crying poverty. April 4, 2017

Denver Post - Supreme Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students in Ruling in Colorado Case - Endrew F v Douglas County School District 1. March 28, 2017

Journal-Advocate: Colorado School Funding Facing 'Scary' Situation - recapping a presentation by one of CSFP's board members / Deputy Superintendent/Chief Financial Officer of Colorado Springs D-11. March 24, 2017

Video from KUSA 9News answering the question “I thought all that tax money from marijuana was supposed to take care of all this.”

Denver Post: Soaring home values mean Colorado homeowners get a tax cut. But local governments will be squeezed. January 13, 2017

KUNC - All Things Considered: Lawmakers Float Solutions to Colorado's School Funding Shortfall, January 18, 2017, an interview with Tracie Rainey (Executive Director, Colorado School Finance Project.