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HB10-1273: Critics Pan Arts Education Mandate

The Senate Education Committee Thursday cut Rep. Mike Merrifield’s big legislative finale down to a word of encouragement and a few lines of advice to the State Board of Education.

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HB10-1273: Merrifield Offers Interestingly Titled Arts Bill

With the interesting title of “Improved Workforce Development Through Increased Participation in Arts Education,” House Bill 10-1273 would make “proficiency regarding the visual arts and performing arts standards” a high school graduation requirement beginning with students who are ninth graders in 2010-11.

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Bed-And-Breakfast Owner Cullen To Challenge For Vacant HD-18 Seat

Cullen has filed paperwork to run for the House District 18 seat that’s being vacated by term-limited Mike Merrifield.

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GOP Tantalized By Colo. House Prospects, But Dems Have Strength

There’s a reason for Colorado Republicans’ optimism for reclaiming the Colorado House in November 2010.

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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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