Facts, Figures, and Ways to Take Action

Facts and Figures:

The ‘Bright Colorado’ Initiative Summary

Printable one-page Summary of “Bright Colorado” Initiative

Printable double-sided wallet cards explaining the Initiative (Print using Avery Templates Laser Printer #5877 or Inkjet Printer #8871)

Colorado vs. the National Average K-12 Education Per Pupil Funding Graph

Ways to Take Action:

Schedule a Presentation at your first PTA Meeting, or the church or community group you belong to.

Show your support for Colorado students by attending one of both of the following Press Conferences:

Sunday, July 31 – Lobato v. State of Colorado Press Conference

Time: 10:45 AM

Location: West Steps of the State Capitol (200 East Colfax Avenue Denver, CO 80203)

Click here to RSVP.

Join other public school supporters at a press conference in support of the plaintiff parents, students and school districts in the Lobato case, which will begin at on Monday.   The press conference will include a unique visual that illustrates how Colorado funds its schools compared to the natonal average.  (If you are interested in participating in that visual, contact us at 303-722-5901).

In the trial, the plaintiff (represented by nonprofit law firm — and Great Futures Coalition member — Children’s Voices) are challenging the current system of school finance as unconstitutional.

Monday, August 1 -“Bright Colorado” Initiative Petition Delivery & Press Conference

Time: Meet at 12:30 PM

Location: Public plaza at the NW corner of Colfax and Broadway in Denver.  We will be walking two blocks from the press conference to the Secretary of State’s Office.

RSVP to casey@greateducation.org or call 303-722-5901.

Join other parents, kids, and education supporters to deliver all 115,000+ “Bright Colorado” Initiative petition signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office.  Kids are welcome and we are also looking for wagons to wheel the petitions.


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