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Near-record campaign contributions, national media attention and large voter turnouts revealed deeper public interest in education in Colorado this year.

Mostly stagnant graduation rates and the increasingly costly needs of remediation for those students who decide to pursue higher education have spurred a reform movement offering myriad choices for quick change.

Others see the movement as a convenient tactic used by corporate reformers to keep them in a