Related Program: Regional News Legislature Debates School Funding By Brian Cambria • Apr 2, 2013 Related Program: Regional News ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email The State Senate held a lengthy debate April 1 on a complicated plan to change how Colorado funds its K through 12 schools. The Democratic proposal initially passed the senate on a party line vote. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol. Listen Listening... / 2:59 Listen to Bente's report. Credit ouroregon.org Tags: school fundingColorado State LegislatureView the discussion thread.