The votes have been counted, and the sky is not falling after all. The way this year’s election campaigns have tried to position things, you’d think the world as we know it was about to end in Colorado Springs!
The truth is, it will probably feel a lot more like “business as usual”. While the governor’s [...]
The results are in, and Colorado Springs voters have taken a hard line against any kind of increase, or even maintenance of city tax revenue. We are a little famous for being very anti-tax here, so in some ways this should be no surprise. However, it does present some ‘interesting’ decisions for the city council, [...]
The election is finally over. I won’t recap election results for Colorado Springs here (here is a link if you want some of that: Colorado Election Results), but a couple of things seem worth mentioning. 1. Most tax increases were shot down, whether school related or not. Exceptions were Academy School District 20 and [...]
Today’s paper had an interesting article about graduation rates of Colorado Springs area high schools. It was interesting to me that the districts with the top test scores (12, 38 and 20) also had the highest graduation rates (typically mid 90′s). Also, a couple of districts that have typically suffered in the area of [...]