Public schools will likely bear the biggest brunt of the cuts if the Governor’s budget is approved by the legislature. Those cuts come at a time when many traditionally under-performing Colorado schools are starting to win praise for turning things around. From Rocky Mountain Community Radio member station KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports.

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0 Responses to Schools Brace for Budget Cuts

  1. Liz says:

    Can someone explain to me why the money being made off of medical marijuana can’t be used to avoid such budget cuts?

  2. andrea says:

    Liz, from our statehouse correspondent, Bente Birkeland:

    They already have swept money from the medical marijuana cash fund, and a surplus in dollars. A rough figure of that dollar amount is about 10 million dollars or so, but the budget shortfall is 1.3 billion dollars.

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