Colorado’s Commitment: Building a World-Class Education System
School Finance 101
School Finance for Advanced Learners
Video 1: How School Finance Works
Learn about the taxes we pay for our schools and the formula that directs 43% of the state budget. Click here for full-screen view.
Video 2: What We’ve Heard about the Current System
Now that you know how school finance works, learn about what we heard in the field, what needs fixing, and why. Click here for full-screen view.
Video 3: Our Proposal
Get a quick overview of how we want to pair revenue and reform in making a solemn commitment to Colorado’s kids. Click here for full-screen view.
Important Upcoming Dates
|Event||Location||Date & Time|
|Release of Bill Draft||This website||Monday, Feb. 18|
|Release of Financial Data||This website||Week of Feb. 18|
|In-Person or Over-the-Phone Office Hours||Colorado Capitol Rm. 329 -OR- 605-475-4700; Code: 838879#||Feb. 18-Feb. 27 Sign up here|
|Public Forum||History Colorado: 1200 Broadway, Denver||Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM|
|Introduction of Bill||This website||Friday, Mar. 8|
|Senate Committee Hearing||Colorado Capitol – Old Supreme Court Chambers (2nd Floor)||Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2:00 PM|
How to Contact Us
Have questions? Want to offer feedback about how to improve the bill? If you can’t make it to the public forum on Feb. 28th, we’re offering office hours. Feel free to join in-person or over the phone by signing up here. Or, if you’d prefer to send us an email, use the form below to get in touch.