Colorado Education Association trying to save cuts in education budget with taxes


Colorado's largest teachers union is suggesting an emergency tax relief bill to raise revenue due to the growing gap of $3 billion budget due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Colorado Education Association (CEA) had a virtual meeting on Wednesday to review and distribute budget according to different needs a day after the state cut $500 million from the next year's higher education budget.


"The notion that our schools and students will bear the brunt of the cuts needed to balance the budget is unacceptable," said CEA President Amie Baca-Oehlert.


Some cuts are also expected for K-12 education.

According to school officials, the schools still lack the full budget, and the budget cuts made during the Great Recession still has an impact.


CEA had further proposed cuts for other departments and a stop on accountability systems like standardized testing.


"The state last year spent about $24 million on standardize testing — again, that's a place we can look to put a pause on assessments," Baca-Oehlert said.


This week Governor announced that $510 million would be provided to help K-12 schools from CARES Act, but it is unclear whether those funds will offset cuts to the education budget.


The Joint Budget Committee is still working on the budget and had not announced any final decision on K-12 budgets.


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State agencies prohibited by Gov. Jared Polis from sharing information for civil immigration enforcement

Gov. Jared Polis gave an order this week to his areas of expertise and state organizations banning them from offering data to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for common implementation.


Before the coronavirus general wellbeing emergency grabbed hold in the state, Sen. Julie Gonzales was working with the Meyer Law Office on a bill that would keep ICE from utilizing state databases, for example, from the Department of Motor Vehicles to follow settlers. It assumed a lower priority as legislators concentrated on coronavirus reaction and spending cuts.


Be that as it may, the worry about ICE's utilization of state data to extradite migrants is more elevated when individuals are attempting to get to help during a pandemic and financial shutdowns, so the supporters have been working with Polis to discover another approach to broaden securities.


The direction calls for state organizations not to demand data about an individual's movement status or discharge it — aside from as required by state or government law, for an authentic law implementation reason or as approved by the senator. That incorporates not giving it exclusively to common government movement implementation. It likewise spreads out prerequisites for keeping a composed solicitation log and giving quarterly reports. Organizations have 30 days from Wednesday to embrace the approaches.

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The cycle of life keeps on moving in the Denver Zoo as new born animals become part of the zoo family


The doors of the zoo may remain closed, but the cycle of life never stops for anything.

Jake Kubié, the communications director at the Denver Zoo, "We have two lion cubs, a rhino calf, and a zebra colt."


Newborn baby animals have become very popular on social media and have become a favorite for many animal lovers. The staff says that they are ready to make a public appearance.


Bert Vescolani, CEO of the Denver Zoo, said, "I think our animals are very ready to reopen again, as we walk around the zoo. They are curious, they are like, 'where did everyone go?'"

The zoo had applied for permission for reopening under the 'Safer at Home' order put in place by the state earlier in May. The strategy submitted by them asks to allow them to open with all the social distancing guidelines. The state had not responded to the variance, but the staff says that they are doing everything to be prepared for reopening.

"We have planned and prepared and got the zoo in as best possible readiness that we can to re-engage our community and bring it back to the Denver," explained Vescolani.

According to Vescolani, the most important guideline is to wear a mask. All the people coming to visit and all the staff will require to wear a mask.


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Westminster Uninhabited property in demand to be removed when neighbours spot rodents on the property

A house that caught fire around two years ago and has not been inhabited since then now sits in the middle of Yates Court. A fence surrounds this house as an old tarp which flaps during winds. A neighbour expresses his concern saying that it bothers him seeing the tarp breakdown and float into his yard. The grass has grown more than a foot in certain parts, and rodents were also spotted there. Tiffany McKee is worried about the rats as well as the asbestos issue. Denver got in touch with the owner who told that he is looking forward to reconstructing and returning into his house. But presently, he is going through a civil case with the asbestos contractor, and he cannot work on his land until that case is settled. The authorities of Westminster city told that they are aware of this situation but could not give any further explanation on how they will act upon in this case.

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On March 14, SpaceX of engineer Elon Musk sent another Falcon 9 into space with 60 Starlink satellites

The purpose of the flight is the delivery of 60 mini-satellites and replenishment of the orbital constellation of the global Internet coverage of the Starlink system.

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NBA, Players' Association discussing plan to resume season 


The NBA is in converses with the class' Player's Association in regards to an arrangement to continue the 2019-2020 season, the group said in an announcement Saturday.


The arrangement is see all games and practices at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World in Florida. Players would likewise be housed there for the rest of the period/


Under the arrangement, association play would continue in "late July."


It's muddled what number of games would be played, and how the season finisher framework would be organized.


The declaration comes a day after the NHL reported it was in conversation with its Players' Association to continue play with a 24-group season finisher framework.

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The writer apologized to a man who spent 16 years in prison for her rape

Alice Seabold apologized for the illegal conviction of a man who was found not guilty of raping her in 1981.


In her first book, Lucky, Seabord described being raped. Anthony Broadwater was convicted of the crime. He spent 16 years in prison and was on the sex offender registry for more than 20 years.


Seabold also wrote the novel The Lovely Bones, which Peter Jackson turned into an Oscar-nominated film.


"I am most sorry that the life you could have been unjustly stolen from you, and I know that no apology can change what has happened to you," Seabold said in a statement.

A statement released by Broadwater's lawyers said he was "relieved that she apologized."

Seabold's first autobiographical novel sold more than a million copies, which marked the beginning of her writing career.

In it, she described in detail how an 18-year-old student at Syracuse University in New York was raped.

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Elon Musk presented a new product of his company - cyber whistles

"Whistle at Tesla," Elon Musk wrote on Twitter and attached a link to the product. He also accompanied the entry with an ironic remark.

Tesla's page describes "cyber whistles" as "a premium collectible made from polished stainless steel."

The whistle is made in the form of a Cybertruck concept electric vehicle. The price for the product is set at $ 50.

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High-speed routes and the China-Laos line are among the eight Chinese lines scheduled to open in December

Eight railways will start operating in China during December 2021, while the China-Laos 160 km / h line, part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, is due to open on December 3.


The first electric train, which traveled along the 414 km section of Boten - Vientiane Laos, arrived in Vientiane in early November. On November 30, Laos and China signed an intergovernmental agreement to provide guidance and legal framework for cross-border activities along the rail route.

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Deutschlands Militär begrüßte am Donnerstag die Bundeskanzlerin AngelaMerkel, nur eine Woche bevor sie sich nach 16 Jahren im Amt aus der Politik zurückziehen soll

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