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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

On October 1, 2015, Great Education Colorado honored Bob Deibel, President of OfficeScapes with its annual award and Colorado’s School Superintendents with the Vicki A. Mattox Education Award. Learn More & Donate

Common Ground

Great Ed held a series of conversations to find out if there were any areas of consensus beneath the discord about standards and testing, in hopes of giving policymakers a space to move forward in areas where people with diverse views actually agreed.
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Organizing Conference

The 2015 Statewide Education Organizing Conference was held Friday, January 30, 2015. Dozens of public education supporters came together to learn, motivate each other, brainstorm and acquire the tools to create a grassroots network.
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2015 Great Education Colorado Luncheon Sponsors