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Home-based preschool hits roadblock in Michigan budget talks

Michigan’s free, high-quality preschool program has long operated exclusively in classrooms of 16 students. Now Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to find out if the program would work in smaller, home-based settings, which... Read more »

Polis signs record $36.5B budget into law

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed Colorado’s budget bill, which outlines the state’s record-high $36.5 billion budget for the next fiscal year.  The bill increases spending on K-12 education, housing, and behavioral... Read more »

How Denver is spending $9 million freed up by central office cuts

The millions of dollars that Denver Public Schools will save by cutting central office employees will be spent on four initiatives, including creating “community hubs” to provide services for families such as GED classes,... Read more »

Fossil-Fuel Industry Workers Say Green Economy Could Leave Them in Dust

As New York looks to build a green economy and meet its climate mandates, excitement is building over promised new jobs, countered by real concerns over careers being cut short. Joseph Zanfardino,... Read more »

Will new vaccines be better at fighting coronavirus variants? 5 questions answered

The first three coronavirus vaccines earned Emergency Use Authorization more than a year ago. To date, no other vaccines have been put into use in the U.S – but that will soon... Read more »

Meet the Denver principal who wants gifted education in every classroom

Sheldon Reynolds never dreamed he’d become a principal like his father. But today, he leads a successful west Denver elementary school that six years ago was on the brink of closure. In... Read more »

Billions at Stake as NY Climate Law’s ‘Disadvantaged Communities’ Label Directs Flood of Funds

New Yorkers’ knowledge of their neighborhoods’ environmental history could help the state decide where it targets billions of dollars in green investments in the coming decades. As state officials and agencies gear... Read more »

The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19

Scientists are discovering a surprising bright side for some people with asthma: They are less susceptible to COVID-19. The very same immune system proteins that trigger excess mucus production and closing of... Read more »

Without state leadership, Michigan’s patchwork tutoring programs struggle to address learning loss

The lightbulb went on for Cahni James as she sat on a brightly colored rug with a tutor and three other third graders at her school in Ecorse, a city just outside... Read more »

Colorado leaders react to leaked Supreme Court draft decision overturning Roe

Colorado leaders reacted this week to a leaked draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion.  The report on the leaked draft... Read more »