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Kelly SloanKelly SloanAugust 9, 20186min568

Last November, voters in School District 51, over in Mesa County, approved a mill levy override which increased property taxes by something like $6.5 million annually for 10 years, ostensibly to pay for classroom improvements and instructional expenses otherwise denied by an emaciated local budget. Well now word comes that changes enacted by the district subsequent to the taxpayer’s plebiscitary generosity are resulting instead in $1.2 million in salary raises for the district’s administrators, and nine new administrator positions.


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinNovember 15, 20164min332

International student enrollment continues to climb at Colorado higher education institutions, according to data released by the Institute of International Education. The five percent increase suggests Colorado is gaining traction among students looking for a high-quality higher education experience abroad, according to a news release from StudyColorado, a state initiative to encourage and promote international student enrollment at 24 higher education institutions in the state.