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Chalkbeat Colorado
Denver, Colorado
Elizabeth Green

Chalkbeat Colorado used to be Ed News Colorado.  It is a founding bureau of Chalkbeat C, a nonprofit network of schools sites formed in 2013 that also includes Chalkbeats in New YorkIndiana and Tennessee. Chalkbeat was granted nonprofit tax status by the IRS in 2014. Revenue: Foundation grants, sponsorships, job board. 

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