School Finance Reform Question Finally Approved for Ballot

After a long wait, the Secretary of State finally announced that Colorado Commits to Kids had enough valid signatures to put a measure on the November ballot. As has been discussed in the past, the measure, now known as Amendment 66, would increase income taxes to raise money for K-12 education.  Now its supporters haveContinue reading “School Finance Reform Question Finally Approved for Ballot”

Colorado School Reform Will Make Ballot

The author of SB-213, Sen. Mike Johnston (D-Denver), said he is confident Initiative 22 to reform school financing will make the fall ballot. Colorado Commits To Kids, the issues committee that will promote the initiative, turned in its petitions on Aug. 5. Chad McWhinney convened a group of Northern Colorado business representatives to meet withContinue reading “Colorado School Reform Will Make Ballot”

Income Tax Increase for Education Could Be on Fall Ballot

A campaign to gather signatures for a November ballot proposal is underway to put a measure on the fall ballot to raise $950 million for public education. The Colorado Education Association said it began collecting signatures on June 14, after it got packets with the state-approved language that would be proposed for the ballot. ColoradoContinue reading “Income Tax Increase for Education Could Be on Fall Ballot”