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Teachers’ union calls charter funding bill ‘DeVos-style’ legislating

Author: Peter Marcus - March 15, 2017 - Updated: March 15, 2017

The legislature continues to advance a measure that aims at equitable funding for charter schools, despite cries of “DeVos-style” mandates. The Colorado Education Association, that state’s largest teachers’ union, issued a news release Tuesday, referencing controversial U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The union’s statement is in regards to Senate Bill 61, which would require districts […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.