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Rise & Shine: Amendment 66 campaign lacks star power of Ref C


  • The campaign for Amendment 66 lacks the star power and broad coalition that propelled Referendum C to success in 2005. Denver Post
  • The Wiggins Board of Education decided not to weigh in on whether it supports Amendment 66. Fort Morgan Times
  • And the Douglas County School Board resolved to oppose the tax measure. Our Colorado News
  • The federal shutdown has thrown a wrench in some Jefferson County students’ school trip to Washington. 9News


  • So far this school year, 260 complaints have been filed with Pennsylvania’s education secretary over budget cuts. Newsworks


  • The Denver Post Editorial Board endorses Amendment 66.
  • But a retired state senator from Lakewood counters that there are many reasons to oppose the measure. Denver Post
  • The head of the Denver teachers union argues that a lack of resources, not poor effectiveness, is the primary reason teachers are forced out of schools. Denver Post

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