News Category: Great Education Colorado

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Director of Multicultural Organizing

Job Description: Great Education Colorado drives educational excellence for all Colorado students by harnessing the power of grassroots activism and diverse, inclusive coalitions to stimulate adequate and equitable investment in all Colorado public schools, students,and teachers. Our vision is one where all Colorado children — regardless of where they live,...

Racist Roots of Tax Policy Webinars hosted by The Colorado Fiscal Institute

Tax policy isn’t race neutral. In fact, the history of its development shows us how it has been used explicitly as a tool for discriminating against people of color. Tax policy has been a powerful tool for shaping our country’s political, social, and economic landscape and has contributed to further...

Colorado Gives Day 2020 – A letter from Joyce Brooks

Join one of the largest one-day giving movements in the country. Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 8, and features a $1 million Incentive Fund. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the fund, increasing impact and the value of every dollar donated. Colorado Gives...

Uniform Mill Levy/Mill Levy Equalization

What You Need to Know What would these bills do? The uniform mill levy bill would require each district to levy a specified number of property tax mills. Each school district would need to do so over a certain amount of time to reach their total program funding. If they...

Negative Factor

The larger red column shows how far below inflation and enrollment growth each Colorado school district is currently being funded. The last column shows how much each district would receive if the legislature were to restore $200 million of the $1 billion that is cut annually as a result of...

Who’s going back to school?

A number of legislators responded to your requests to go back to school by taking a school tour, where they can see successes and challenges in Colorado classrooms and learn from parents, teachers, students, and administrators about the impact that state policies are having on Colorado's schools and students. See...

Keep the TABOR Surplus for Kids Petition Delivery

We delivered petition signatures and stories to the Capitol on April 16, asking Gov. Hickenlopper and the legislature that we keep the TABOR surplus for kids. Download the full package of documentsPetition signaturesStoriesRepresentative Stories The signatures represent parents, grandparents, educators, business people and community members from across the state, including:...

Keep the TABOR Surplus for Kids Petition Signatures

Cities represented and the number of signatures as of April 9. If you haven’t already, add to your community’s representation by signing the petition here.  If you’ve already signed, share the Facebook link or use this tool to tell your family and friends to sign! Agate1Aguilar1Akron1Alamosa22Almont1Anton1Antonito1Arvada125Aspen5Aurora58Avon43Bailey4Basalt1Bayfield4Bellvue1Berthoud3Black Hawk3Boulder81Bow Mar1Boyero1Briggsdale1Brighton38Broomfield63Brush4Buena Vista1Burdett1Burlington1Calhan2Campo1Canon City4Carbondale10Castle...