Colorado school funding signed into law

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Two Colorado education bills aimed at restoring school budgets hurt by years of budget cuts have been signed into law.

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bills Wednesday.

One of the K-12 bills includes $110 million for public school districts to begin restoring recession cuts. That bill also sets aside money for certain programs, including $20 million for early literacy programs and up to $40 million from marijuana taxes for school construction.

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