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August 31, 2010

Hickenlooper’s Education Policy

Democratic candidate for Governor John Hickenlooper outlined his goals and ideas to help turn around the state’s education system yesterday. He acknowledges the need for more money to improve student testing, and reward the best teachers and principals, but says now is not the time to ask voters for a tax increase. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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  1. [...] John Hickenlooper, Democratic candidate for Colorado governor,  supports funding schools based on student performance. And he wants to add more competition and school choice. (KRCC Public Radio for Southern Colorado [...]

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