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Colorado families, students win opportunity for better life with passage of Amendment 70

Members of the Colorado Education Association gave of their time and their money to pass Amendment 70, a constitutional amendment to raise the wage of every worker to $12 an hour by the year 2020. Our efforts in the coalition “Colorado Families for a Fair Wage” helped pass the measure on election night, Nov.

Voter sentiment, new-look legislature, could boost education funding beyond Governor’s budget proposal

Colorado students, families and educators are not in a favorable starting position in the annual race for state budget dollars, but Election 2016 could put the wind at their backs for a strong finish and a win for public education.

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