The $90.3 million, a combination of both excise and sales taxes, represents just under 2 percent of what the state invests in education. There is often confusion about the amount of marijuana revenue that goes to Colorado schools.
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Before last week’s election, we shared a story on mill levy and bond questions that would be brought to voters in communities across the state. Thirteen bond measure questions and 18 mill levy override questions appeared on ballots in 2017.
Stand for Children recently released the State of Literacy in Colorado report. The report found that students have seen a 60 percent reduction in significant reading deficiencies.
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently released an analysis of housing affordability for teachers nationwide. The results show that Colorado, like many places in the nation, has work to do to ensure that teachers can afford to live in the communities they serve.
What are the unique barriers facing children of color in Denver in living healthy lives? How can communities learn more about the historical background of these barriers? What can individuals do to advocate for better health outcome for all kids? We’ll tackle these questions and […]
Last month, Stephanie Perez-Carrillo, our policy analyst, joined 19 other fellows and staff from Leadership for Educational Equity in Washington, D.C., for the launch of the Emerging Equity Leadership Fellowship (EELF). EELF is a part-time six-month fellowship that provides individuals of color in the fields […]
Colorado would make significant investments in Colorado kids under the spending blueprint proposed by Gov. John Hickenlooper this week.
Next week, voters in several Colorado communities will decide whether or not to vote for a mill levy override or bond measure to support education. Thirteen bond measure questions and 18 mill levy override questions appear on ballots.
Join us on November 14 at “KIDS COUNT in Healthy Equity,” a free skills-building workshop on advocating for children of color and breaking down barriers to health equity.