Consolidation / Deconsolidation of District Services

October 2017

The Colorado Legislature has discussed school district consolidation / deconsolidation many times. Following is a two-page overview and a historical timeline of Colorado’s legislation and district actions on district consolidation / deconsolidation.


June 2012

Video of the Rural Education Challenge panel discussion and forum May 31, 2012: unique challenges facing rural Colorado school districts with a panel of rural educators.


June 2009 

Exploration of School District Consolidation of Services by the CSFP and Augenblick, Palaich & Associates (APA).



CDE – Manual of Procedures for School Organization Act of 1992 (HB92-1003 – School District Organizationand HB96-1012 – simplifying the organization planning process for HB92-1003)



CDE report – Colorado School District Organization October 2002 – History of Colorado school district organization and the 2002 picture.



HB96-1012Legislative Legal Services Digest of Bills for HB96-1012 (pg 50-52) simplifying the organization planning process for HB92-1003



HB92-1003 – School District Organization – Concerning Changes Relating to the Organization of School Districts – C.R.S. 22-30. See CDE’s Manual of Procedure for School Organization Act of 1992 (October 2003)



CDE study – Study of School District Administration and Staffing – Report to General Assembly re: study of school district administration and staffing patterns for the purpose of determining where savings of state and local funds may be realized. Section IV – Case Study of School District Reorganization and Shared Services