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RFP: ​Presentation and Branding Design for Education Funding and Equity Work

View RFP Overview  Great Education Colorado currently seeks an expert communicator and graphic designer to create branded materials and presentations to help us further our mission of harnessing the power of grassroots activism and diverse, inclusive coalitions to stimulate adequate and equitable investment in all Colorado public schools, students, and teachers. Applicants...

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...

Great Ed in the News in 2018

The following media articles included a Great Ed mention in 2018: [one_half] [one_half] Voters approve additional public education funding in several states (Think Progress, November 7, 2018) Colorado Amendment 73, Tax Increase For Public Education, Has Failed (Colorado Public Radio, November 6, 2018) Amendment 73: Voters to decide on education...

Most Popular Great Ed Facebook Posts in 2018

  Most Popular Great Ed Facebook Posts in 2018: #10 So excited to share this news from Great Schools, Thriving Communities!!! Read about their history making signature gathering efforts here. (Read post) #9 95% of teachers in rural districts don’t make enough salary to meet the cost of living. #YesOnAmendment73 can...

Great Ed endorses Great Schools, Thriving Communities ballot initiative

The Wait is Over...We Need Your Support! Our public schools are the pillars of thriving communities throughout Colorado. To keep it that way, we must give every student access to the effective opportunities and supports they need for success in college, career and life, such as inspiring teachers, rigorous and...

School Funding Initiative is a Possibility This November

Did you hear? Better school funding could be on the statewide ballot this year! Maybe you saw one of the articles from late last week — Coloradans seeking more school funding inch closer to 2018 ballot or Education tax plan has merit. We couldn't be more excited that two concerned citizens, DJ Anderson and Martha Olson, stepped up to...

Great Ed In the News in 2017

The following media articles included a Great Ed mention in 2017: [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last]Local voters approved several big money measures for schools this election — including in places you might not expect (Chalkbeat Colorado, November 10, 2017)[/one_half_last] [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] How the Kochs are trying to shake up public schools, one...

Most Popular Great Ed Facebook Posts in 2017

Most Popular Great Ed Facebook Posts in 2017: 10 - Want to understand why Colorado has one of the strongest economies in the nation yet... "Colorado hospitals will lose more than a half-billion dollars, schools will get $75 million less for classrooms and taxpayers won’t see TABOR refunds in 2018 as...

Great Ed honors Sam and Nancy Gary at 7th Annual Luncheon

The 7th Annual Great Education Colorado Luncheon was on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at The Cable Center at the University of Denver, honoring Sam and Nancy Gary, education advocates, philanthropists, and founders of Gary Community Investments, which includes the Piton Foundation. Great Ed also presented a special recognition of Colorado’s...

Is Colorado’s quality of life at risk?

Is Colorado's population growing faster than we can handle? Is our quality of life at risk? Is it time to update our tax code to meet the competing needs of our state?  The amendment in Colorado’s constitution that imposed restrictions to restrain growth in government is 25 years old and...