Category Archives: Colorado State Budget

2013: Year of the Student

What is the 2013: Year of the Student Project? • Focus Colorado’s attention on the devastating impact that education cuts are having on Colorado’s students – preschool through higher education. • Create a sense of urgency around the need to … Continue reading

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Lobato v. State of Colorado

On Friday December 9th, a Colorado District Court Judge made history by ruling that the State of Colorado is failing to adequately fund a “thorough and uniform system of free public education” as required in the state Constitution. Lobato v. … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead

While Proposition 103 passed in Boulder County, we are disappointed that it failed statewide.  We are very thankful to GSV participants who recognized the need for quality public education, have the knowledge to support these issues and the will to … Continue reading

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Yard Sign Distribution Sites

Pick up a yard sign near you while supplies last: N Longmont:  8661 Yellowstone Rd N Longmont:  9487 Anahawa Ave W Longmont:  6723 Snead Ct E Longmont: 2017 Sundance Dr Niwot:  8824 Walker Rd Tri-Towns:  4833 Falcon Dr, Frederick Erie: … Continue reading

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Sign On-line Petition to Governor & Legislature

Too soon to tell, but momentum is growing.  Thank you to everyone who’s pitched in to get the word out about Prop 103 – the most important education funding initiative in a decade.  We’re not done, now we need to cross the … Continue reading

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Fund education with Prop 103

Appeared in the Longmont Times Call October 18, 2011 Once again, we residents of Colorado have been given the opportunity to vote on paying additional taxes — this time specifically to fund education. I am asking for your “yes” vote … Continue reading

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Prop 103 – This is the Time

Appeared in the Longmont Times Call on October 17, 2011 I guess I’m puzzled. I read the Times-Call’s Prop 103 editorial on Oct. 9. The editorial supports proper funding for public schools and states public education is a good cause. … Continue reading

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Why Proposition 103 is needed

October 16th, 2011 by John Creighton As a community, we have a great deal to celebrate in the St. Vrain Valley.  The community has provided tremendous support to the school district and the school district has produced results. Despite $24 … Continue reading

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Yard Signs Have Arrived

YARD SIGNS HAVE ARRIVED Pick yours up at Panorama Coordinated Services 1235 Boston Avenue, Longmont Friday, October 14th between 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday, October 15th between 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Enter through the door on the west … Continue reading

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Ballots go out today. What can we do next?

Ballots will be mailed today.  2011 is expected to be a low voter turnout year – Prop 103 can pass only if all education stakeholders vote for it.   A few reminders why we encourage you to support Prop 103: It … Continue reading

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