Colorado’s investment in education compared to other states has plummeted

How does Colorado compare to other states in the US? The green base line at $0 is the national average. The red line depicts Colorado’s funding compared to the national average.

Think about it…other states struggled through the Great Recession as did Colorado. Regardless of these challenging economic times, other states are reinvesting in education and Colorado is not.

Colorado is digging a hole that is getting deeper and deeper and we are falling more and more behind the national average.