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Aspen School Board

This week, the votes are in. The Aspen School District Board of Education gets a new member, tax questions supporting Colorado Mountain College and Garfield County historical societies are shot down by voters, but taxes on tobacco and pot to help fund public health initiatives pass.

Elise Thatcher

Tuesday is Election Day. With no statewide measures, turnout is expected to be lower than the last few years.

Candidate Statement:

 

Hello Aspen,

My name is Jonathan Nickell and I am running for the Aspen Board of Education and would like to ask for your support and your vote.

Elise Thatcher

The public will have a chance to get to know the candidates for Aspen School Board Wednesday.

A report showing falling test scores in the Aspen School District has brought up concerns regarding local academics.

Aspen School District

Three of the five seats on Aspen School District’s board of directors are up for election this fall.

Valley Roundup Morning Edition

Mar 25, 2016

  A community debate has begun in Aspen about the appropriateness of allowing naming rights for donors who help pay for school buildings and programs. Joining News Director Carolyn Sackariason in the studio to discuss that are Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News, Aspen Times columnist Roger Marolt, Aspen Daily News columnist Wendle Whiting and by phone, Glenwood Post Independent editor Randy Essex.

You can hear more of the conversation this afternoon at 3:30 right here on Aspen Public Radio, or log onto aspenpublicradio dot org.

 

Elise Thatcher

Students in the Roaring Fork Valley can take a test this April that’s called the ACT.

Colorado’s Department of Education confirmed that on Monday, after weeks of confusion.

Mary Houchin

Five people are vying for two open seats on the Aspen School District’s Board of Education. Issues being discussed this campaign season include district funding, teacher housing and school culture. All of the candidates support ballot question 3A, which seeks school funding through property taxes.

Marci Krivonen

Five people are vying for two open seats on the Aspen School District’s Board of Education. Issues being discussed this campaign season include district funding, teacher housing and school culture. All of the candidates support ballot question 3A, which seeks school funding through property taxes.

Marci Krivonen

Five people are vying for two open seats on the Aspen School District’s Board of Education. Issues being discussed this campaign season include district funding and school culture. All of the candidates support ballot question 3A, which seeks school funding through property taxes.

Aspen Public Radio's weekly newsmagazine

Dusty Diaz, campaign manager for Yes on 3A and Aspen School District Board Member Sheila Wills on the proposed mill levy override on this year's ballot.

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The Aspen School Board yesterday, decided against taking a formal stance on Amendment 66. It's a school finance reform measure voters will see on the November ballot.