VISIONOur vision is a St. Vrain Valley community that is informed about education funding in Colorado and empowered to take action for the benefit of our schools.
•To communicate current facts about education funding in Colorado
•To promote informed decision-making on both state and local school finance issues
•To provide opportunities for participation in education funding decisions that impact the school communities of the St. Vrain Valley
We are grateful for the partnerships in the St. Vrain Valley communities that we have had the pleasure of developing over the years. We would like to extend our thanks to our Superintendent Don Haddad and the SVVSD Administration for your collaboration, partnership and encouragement; to our locally elected officials, the St Vrain Valley Education Association, and the St. Vrain Valley Board of Education for their support on campaigns; to our elected State Senators and Representatives for answering our questions and their time spent with us at coffee houses and the Capitol; and to our SVVSD Principals and Parent Organizations for welcoming us to meetings. We have learned so much from all of you and we are grateful for your support.
Category Archives: 2011 Proposition 103
Only 12 days (2 weekends) until ballots are mailed on October 11 — it’s crunch time! You can make a big difference toward passing Prop 103 from the comfort of your home. Please take 20 minutes to print, sign, and … Continue reading
How have the ongoing state cuts to education affected St. Vrain? Have you seen an impact? Probably not (yet) – and here’s why. The school district has been aggressively pursuing new revenues through grants and improved services; drastically reducing administrative and … Continue reading
What is the biggest challenge facing the SVVSD today? Our state’s budget crisis. Last year every school in our district had to cut their budget by 25%. Over the past 3 years our state legislature has cut $700M from public … Continue reading
The Secretary of State announced yesterday that the Bright Colorado Initiative has officially gathered enough signatures to qualify for the November 1st ballot. It will appear on the ballot as Proposition 103. Special thanks to over 100 volunteers from Grassroots … Continue reading
Today a major milestone was reached. The 6,000 signatures gathered by Grassroots St Vrain were combined with 136,000 others gathered from across Colorado and delivered to the Secretary of State. At a press conference today, Senator Rollie Heath commented on … Continue reading
From the Longmont Times Call LONGMONT — Colo. Sen. Rollie Heath wants to raise the state’s sales and income taxes for five years to increase public education funding. Since Colorado voters must approve that idea, a local group of parent … Continue reading
Thank you Grassroots St Vrain Volunteers! We are continuing to collect signatures. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to help.
Thanks to the efforts of over 100 Grassroots St Vrain volunteers, 4,000 signatures have been returned in support of placing Bright Colorado (Citizen’s Initiative 25) on the November ballot. We have made a lot of progress in just three short … Continue reading
We need your help today to give Colorado a chance to vote in November on education funding in our state. We are at a crisis point and you can help. There are only four days of school left so please … Continue reading