A new push to try and save Colorado schools and colleges from additional budget cuts faces an uphill battle, according to several insiders at the state capitol. A coalition of education advocates are asking lawmakers to send a ballot question to voters this fall. It would give the legislature the flexibility to raise taxes to help pay for education funding. Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Comments are closed.

News

Getty Images
October 20, 2017 | NPR · A city official told NPR that Dickinson is simply following a recently passed state law: “The city has nothing to do with it.” But the representative who authored the law said it’s being misapplied.
 

October 20, 2017 | NPR · Shoppers go online for reviews of the products they want to buy — like mattresses. But one reporter found out that reviewers often have cozy business deals with the companies they’re reviewing.
 

October 20, 2017 | NPR · A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., hears arguments on a case that pits a 17-year-old Mexican girl who is in the U.S. illegally and who wants an abortion against the Trump administration.
 

Arts & Life

A24
October 20, 2017 | NPR · Yorgos Lanthimos’ deadpan film explores the friendship between a cardiologist (Colin Farrell) and an odd young man (Barry Keoghan) with mysterious intentions.
 

AFP/Getty Images
October 20, 2017 | NPR · Bannon, the man who helped steer and engineer President Trump’s recent political success, underwent an evolution during his time in — of all places — Hollywood.
 

October 20, 2017 | FA · A heart surgeon develops a strange relationship with a teenage boy in Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film. Reviewer Justin Chang says The Killing of a Sacred Deer is an “unnervingly strange” horror movie.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
October 20, 2017 | NPR · On Beck’s latest, thrift-store sounds, abrasive noise and his father’s ear-stretching orchestrations all vie for attention at once.
 

WireImage
October 20, 2017 | NPR · Their overnight surprise mixtape release comes with an honorable mention for one of Atlanta’s instrumental sonic architects.
 

Courtesy of the artist
October 20, 2017 | WXPN-FM · This year marks the 30th anniversary of her album Solitude Standing, and the 25th of 99.9F°.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab