School Finance 101

TOPICS: Click the Accordion title below to expand the topic:

GUIDING PRINCIPLES IN A SCHOOL FINANCE SYSTEM
CSFP INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATIONS ON SCHOOL FINANCE
CSFP RESEARCH
BASIC INFORMATION REGARDING PROPERTY TAXES, STATE AND LOCAL SHARE, AND MILL LEVY OVERRIDES:

Do property taxes pay for schools? What are Local Override Revenues?

State Share of Funding by District: includes total state dollar amount, per pupil and percent of funding, as of 2009-10 (most current available).  The State Share in the chart does not include Categorical Program funding. Source: CDE, Public School Finance

Local Elections - Bond, Bond/BEST, Mill Levy Overrides, etc.

TIMELINES
CSFP DID YOU KNOW? VIDEO SERIES

Colorado: Did You Know?. Short videos describing Colorado's K-12 funding impacts on K-12 students, districts and our state.

MISSION POSSIBLE COLORADO

Mission Possible Colorado: a balancing act:  www.missionpossibleco.com. A joint project by the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) and Great Education Colorado.