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Nothing expresses priorities and values more than how a state raises revenues and allocates resources. Tax and budget policies reflect what we most value as a state. This presentation addresses what it takes to create a tax structure that works for Colorado.
A 2013 update of the “adequacy study” commissioned for the Lobato case established the “base per pupil funding” necessary for a student with no special needs in a district with no special circumstances to meet all standards and requirements. And it also studied the additional funding needed to ensure that students who do have special needs meet those standards. The full report is available at https://www.greateducation.org/resources/colorado-costing-study-update/.