Category Archives: 2012 Mill Levy Override

Funding Charter Schools: New Rules

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 […]

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Funding Charter Schools: Change Ahead?

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

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New Technology

Teaching and learning is changing.  In the past, access to digital resources was not a required part of the curriculum.  Now that the state of Colorado has adopted the Common Core Standards, the expectation of access to technology for all students in … Continue reading

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Our Mill Levy Override Tax Dollars at Work in SVVSD

St. Vrain is seeing changes and improvements in their education offerings, thanks in part to the voter approved 2012 Mill Levy Override.  One of the key areas these dollars support is early childhood education and preschool in our school district. … Continue reading

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2012 MLO Update: What decisions have been made?

Our community passed a local Mill Levy Override in 2012, thanks in great part to all of you and your volunteer, grassroots support!  Have you been wondering what our school district has used the extra funding for so far?  We … Continue reading

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Help Protect Our Investment

With the November election behind us, people, organizations and school boards all across Colorado are joining their voices together to stress that our state leaders need to protect the investments many districts have made in local education. The last time … Continue reading

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3A Passes in SVVSD

3A passed – as did other school mill levy and bond issues around the state, including Denver, Jeff Co, Cherry Creek, Aurora, and Sheridan public schools. Today we are thrilled that our effort to improve funding for St. Vrain Valley … Continue reading

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Yard Sign Recycle Information

Please help us clean up our communities and collect 3A yard signs that you see, even if you didn’t plant it. Grassroots St. Vrain will be collecting 3A yard signs at the Yes on 3A Volunteer Appreciation event on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Honk and Wave Locations

Volunteer Today! Join us for honk and wave on Election Day!  We need volunteers at all of the locations listed below on Tuesday November 6 from 7:00 – 9:00 am and from from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  We won’t stop … Continue reading

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Yard Sign Pick Up Locations

We have several yard sign pick up locations around the district to make it as easy as possible to get signs out into yards. Longmont:  Abbondanza’s Pizzeria: 451 Main Street, Longmont Longmont:  North West: 752 Teal Circle, Longmont Erie: 1571 … Continue reading

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