The Lowry-based museum is set to open a second campus, the Exploration of Flight, at the Centennial Airport this summer. The 15-acre campus will serve as the home to two galleries, focused on the future of aviation and space travel, and a school that will serve middle and high school students who desire to make their career among the clouds.
Mary Kay Hogan, the district’s lobbyist, broke down what to expect from the Legislature during the Jan. 9 APS board meeting. Gov. John Hickenlooper has proposed putting about $70 million toward education to buy down the so called negative factor, the term used to describe the difference between what the state is mandated to spend on education by Amendment 23 and what it actually funds.
The district saw an influx of money primarily due to an increase in property tax evaluations, increasing revenues by about $8 million. While APS had predicted property values would increase by nine percent, the district saw an increase of 17 percent when evaluations were made last year.
“It’s really gross,” said Micaela Morris, also in the troop. “I feel bad for those kids.”
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Four Gateway students, who raised $100 per group, were paired up with an elementary school student from APS and the student was allowed $40 of the $100 to spend on themselves, with the remainder going to getting gifts for their family members.
Century, Crawford and Lyn Knoll elementary schools, Lansing Elementary Community School and Mrachek Middle School have all moved onto the state’s accountability radar this year after rating as priority improvement status. Because of the designation, the schools must create their own unified improvement plans.