Driving educational excellence for all Colorado students by harnessing the power of grassroots activism and stimulating wise investment in Colorado’s public schools, colleges, and universities.


All Colorado children, regardless of their background, where they live, or how they learn, have the opportunity to attend excellent schools and colleges with strong leadership and highly trained, innovative teachers, who prepare students to be engaged, successful adults.

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Mythbusters: Responses to Common Myths and Misperceptions

Too often, discussions about school funding get derailed by simplistic sound bites that may sound good, but are misleading at best. We've collected a few.

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The Great Ed Luncheon

The 6th Annual Great Education Colorado Luncheon will be held September 28, 2016, honoring civic leader Daniel L. Ritchie. Having already made crowning contributions to the state, Mr. Ritchie has stepped up once again as an unparalleled civic leader by creating Building a Better Colorado, a public engagement process that gave thousands of Coloradans an opportunity to envision a better future.
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2016 Ballot Initiative

In Colorado, when state revenues grow faster than inflation plus growth, the legislature is not allowed to keep and invest all the revenues that it collects under our current tax rates. Funds above the revenue limit have to be held back and rebated to taxpayers. The proposals will allow the state to invest in education, transportation, mental health services and senior services without raising taxes.
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Organizing Conference

Approximately 250 school funding advocates, including a variety of superintendents, from across Colorado attended the Great Futures Action Summit on Friday, March 4. Through the opportunities to learn, network and share left the attendees empowered and motivated to ensuring that all Colorado students, regardless of where they live or how they learn, recieve a great education.
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2016 Great Education Colorado Luncheon Sponsors