Eagle County Schools to receive more funding for English language learners, at-risk students

The finalized School Finance Act brought in several new avenues of funding for the district
Vail Daily
Monday, July 5, 2021
Colorado News

After a year of budget uncertainty and safe spending, Eagle County Schools is going into the next school year with extra funds thanks to the state’s School Finance Act. This year’s legislation led to several changes as to how Colorado funds schools, both on the revenue and formula side of school financing and funding.

As U.S. Supreme Court makes major election ruling, Colorado enacts new voter access laws

From article: One of the new laws provides more multilingual ballot access to non-English speakers.
7 News
Friday, July 2, 2021
Colorado News

[...] state lawmakers passed several new voting laws this past legislative session to add even more access to voting.

One of the new laws provides more multilingual ballot access to non-English speakers.

Garfield County declines to fund Spanish language radio show

Post Independent
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Colorado News

Garfield County commissioners declined to fund a Spanish language program on community radio station KDNK they supported in 2018 during the final community grant awards for 2019...

Four men killed in I-70 runaway truck, multi-vehicle crash in Lakewood

Trucking company has history of problems
7 Denver ABC
Monday, April 29, 2019
Colorado News

... A relative of the semi driver suspected of causing the crash, who was identified Friday as Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, told Denver7 the 23-year-old worked for Castellano 03 Trucking in Houston.

Records show that Castellano is a small trucking firm with five drivers and five vehicles.

Spanish-speaking officers, employees help Boulder County law enforcement bridge language, cultural gaps

From Article: Boulder DA- front desk clerks are required to speak English and Spanish
Boulder Daily Camera
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Colorado News

Longmont police officer Edna Muñoz is one of a handful of employees at the department who speaks fluent Spanish, and she uses it on the job at least once, but often several times a shift ...

Nelson And Scott Have Special Messages For Florida’s Spanish-Speakers. Shouldn’t Anglos Know?

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Our American Future

lorida’s U.S. Senate election in November pits the current Republican Governor, Rick Scott, against three-term incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson—the latter with an F- from Numbers USA.

Judge Orders Florida Election Officials to Offer Ballots Printed in Spanish

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Our American Future

A federal judge ruled on Friday that Florida Secretary of State Kenneth Detzner must provide polling places with election ballots printed in Spanish, reports state.

LA Official: Emergency Alerts Ineffective Because They're Mostly In English

CBS Los Angeles
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
National News

Los Angeles' chief auditor and accountant says the city's mass emergency notification system is not fully accessible because its messages are limited to mostly English.


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