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Aurora, Colorado Springs in ‘healthy financial condition’; Denver in ‘bad fiscal shape’

Aurora and Colorado Springs are in “healthy financial condition” while Denver is in “bad fiscal shape,” according to a new report on the financial health of the 75 largest cities in the U.S.... Read more »

Three Memphis ASD schools move to state-run charter district after academic gains

Three Memphis charter schools will move from the state’s Achievement School District to a state-run charter district after improved academic performance. On Friday, the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission unanimously voted to... Read more »

Copies of Elbert County’s voting system hard drives ended up in unauthorized hands, Colorado SOS says

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said on Friday that copies of Elbert County’s voting system hard drives ended up in unauthorized hands.  The announcement comes after Elbert County Clerk and Recorder Dallas Schroeder... Read more »

Tenants’ Rights at Risk in NYCHA Conversions, Warns Human Rights Group

The city Housing Authority’s years-long effort to place public housing into the hands of private managers shows signs of compromising tenants’ rights, a human rights group charged Thursday. Citing increased eviction rates... Read more »

Early Childhood Education and Care Department details fiscal plan and hopes for next four years

The New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department released its first four-year fiscal plan, detailing what the department needs in order to deliver high-quality early childhood education and services. The ECECD... Read more »

Ruling on Illinois’ school mask mandate expected soon

It’s now been two years that COVID-19 has been in Illinois and for most of that, children have had to wear masks in schools, when they’ve been open. An expected ruling from... Read more »

Ricardo Martinez remembered as ‘a warrior’ for justice in Denver schools

For three decades, Ricardo Martinez, co-founder of the advocacy group Padres & Jóvenes Unidos, helped parents and students fight racism in Denver Public Schools. Last week, Denver lost the humble and fierce... Read more »

New federal wildfire plan is ambitious – but the Forest Service needs more money and people to fight the growing risks

People living in the western U.S. have been concerned about wildfires for a long time, but the past two years have left many of them fearful and questioning whether any solutions to the fire... Read more »

New Hampshire weighs removing names from COVID-19 vaccine registry

Republican lawmakers are weighing a proposal that would require New Hampshire to remove data about COVID-19 vaccinations from a state registry. The legislation would require the state to eliminate the vaccination records of nearly... Read more »

Denver saw significant increase in unsheltered homelessness in 2021

The Denver metro area saw a significant increase in the number of unsheltered homeless people last year, according to a recent report. The Metro Denver Homeless Initiative’s (MDHI) report found that more than 12,000 individuals experienced... Read more »