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: GSV Video Series
As we bring presentations to schools all over the St. Vrain Valley, here are the top ten questions we hear about issue 3A, the proposed bond to build, repair, and renovate buildings in our district. 10. What is a bond? … Continue reading
Since 2010, the Negative Factor, introduced by the Colorado Legislature in order to balance the state budget, has reduced funding to public schools. These cuts, coupled with the significant growth in our state, have caused many school districts to attempt … Continue reading
We have learned that bonds must be passed by a community in order to build, renovate, or repair schools because the State of Colorado does not provide money for capital improvements. But, did you know that our schools rely in … Continue reading
“2016 should set a record for the most money sought for school funding in Colorado’s history”, according to the Denver Post. Bond measures and mill levy overrides on ballots statewide total over $4.7 billion this November. Why are so many … Continue reading