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Johnston Says He’ll Introduce Educator Bill Next Week

State Sen. Mike Johnston, D-Denver, will introduce his much-anticipated bill to overhaul educator evaluation, tenure and hiring early next week.

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Quest For Colorado’s Senate: Dems Have Strong Upper Hand

Colorado Democrats need to win only eight of 19 open seats in 2010 to retain control of the state Senate, a State Bill Colorado analysis shows.

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Post Editorial: State Making Progress on Tenure Review

One measure, being crafted by a trio of Democratic lawmakers, would tie a favorable teacher review to student achievement measures and calls for the revocation of tenure for teachers who have poor evaluations and substandard student growth.

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Colorado Bill Aims at Abandoned Properties’ Sale Time

Lawmakers intend on introducing legislation to deal with the aftermath of the state’s higher-than-average foreclosure crisis, a crisis that left many city blocks with the black eye of row after row of abandoned homes and buildings.

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Ritter, Three Dems To Offer Up Neighborhood Blight Bill Tomorrow

Gov. Bill Ritter and three Democratic legislators will have a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday to announce proposed legislation that will protect neighborhoods from abandoned properties.

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