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: Local Issues
Charter schools, like all public schools in Colorado, are funded by the School Finance Act based on their October student count. Our state does not currently require that school districts share any proceeds of additional local tax initiatives, or mill levy overrides, with their charter schools. Practices vary across the state, but currently eleven school […]
Charter schools, like all public schools in Colorado, are funded by the School Finance Act based on their October student count. Our state does not currently require that school districts share any proceeds of additional local tax initiatives, or mill … Continue reading
We are happy to share that measure 3A, the bond initiative for St. Vrain Valley schools, has a strong lead. While the election results are not official, the latest posted returns in Boulder, Weld, Larimer and Broomfield counties show 59% of … Continue reading
Drop off your 3A yard signs at one of these locations and they will be repurposed or recycled. Longmont: SVVSD Offices 395 South Pratt Parkway, Longmont Carbon Valley: SVVSD East Bus Terminal, 13009 Weld Co Rd. 13, Longmont
The final honk & wave event for the SVVSD bond measure is this Friday, November 4 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Let’s stand together! Bring your handmade sign or Yes on 3A yard sign and join others in our community as we remind voters to look … Continue reading
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
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm Bring a yard sign or your own sign. Bring your family and friends. Wear bright colored clothing (or your Halloween costume on Oct 28). Come for any amount of time. Map Safety First: Park in … Continue reading
There are only two weeks until ballots are mailed to Colorado voters! Since 70% of voters in our school district do not have children currently in school, efforts continue to spread the word about the bond measure, 3A, for St. … Continue reading
Thank you for your interest in yard signs for the SVVSD bond measure. All of the yard signs have been distributed, but you can still help with one last effort. Join us for a honk and wave. GSV is organizing … Continue reading