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An exciting first week at the Capitol!

Things are already moving fast at the Capitol! Bills are being introduced and Governor Polis is setting the tone for what we hope will be a successful session for education funding in the state of Colorado. Key Highlights from This Week The Joint Budget Committee (JBC) This week, the JBC...

We won’t stop fighting this fight until Colorado does right by all its students

The story tonight is that a record number of Colorado voters recognize the need to invest in our students, our teachers, our schools and our communities.  That is historic and we thank the voters for this powerful statement. Together, we have changed the conversation and made clear the urgency that...

Worth Noting: Colorado Ranks #2 in Educational ROI and Money Matters

It is worth noting that Colorado is recognized as a national leader in educational return on investment. In fact, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce rated Colorado second in the nation for educational ROI in 2014. Of course, efficiency is not the same as sufficiency. That is, the dollars Colorado spends...

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...

Superintendents: “It’s a Simple Ask…Pass HB1232”

Colorado Superintendents hosted a press conference on Wednesday, February 7, at Dora Moore Elementary School in Denver. Joined by parents and community leaders, the Superintendents explained the background and objectives behind their new school funding formula bill introduced last week in the Colorado House of Representatives. Their ask of legislators...

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...

You’re Invited to a Colorado Education Network Brown Bag Luncheon

As an important advocate for education across the state, we want to keep you informed on statewide initiatives affecting school funding in Colorado and ask you to participate in an active sounding board about those initiatives. Colorado Education Network will be hosting Friday brown-bag lunches on:  January 5th January 12th February...

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...

Are you ready to take a positive step toward better school funding?

Let's let our leaders know that when they stand up for better funding of kids, we'll stand with them. Take a minute to thank Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran for standing up for kids. It's easy to do and so very important. Take action here.