Issues in Education
CASB is your one-stop-shop for information on education’s most pressing issues. The CASB staff is researching what you’re talking about, and you will find that information here.
The court has found in favor of the Plaintiffs in this case, but both the State Board of Education and Gov. John Hickenlooper have decided to appeal. Keep up with the case's developments on our Lobato Webpage.
What was once hotly debated legislation is now Colorado law. Check out CASB’s Educator Effectiveness and SB 191 webpage for news, an overview of the law, key dates and more.
Year after year, school districts have been forced to cut their budgets. Now, a number of efforts are underway to change school finance in Colorado – the Lobato Lawsuit, a TABOR Lawsuit, Initiative 25 and more. Learn about all of these issues on our School Finance webpage.
As part of the economic stimulus package, President Barack Obama began the Race to the Top program. The effort pushed states and schools to think about and implement reform in exchange for grant funding. Colorado barely missed the first round, but another chance was announced in May 2011. Keep up-to-date at CASB’s Race to the Top page.
For current updates on the laws, rules, regulations and sample board policy to help you prevent bullying in your schools, visit this resource page. You'll also find helpful links to resources on bullying in schools from the Colorado Legacy Foundation and other organizations.