(Denver, CO) – Yesterday, the Colorado Senate joined the House in approving legislation that will require school districts to develop a plan to provide equal funds for all public schools – including charter schools. Read the bill online here: House Bill 1375.
Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Initiative, released the following statement:
“We applaud legislators who are standing up for the best interests of students across Colorado by providing equal funding for all public schools – including charter schools. With the approval of equal funding, students attending charter schools, and all public schools, will have a greater opportunity to receive a quality education. Across the country, states are promoting policies of educational opportunity that allow more families to attend the schools that best match their educational needs. We believe that when you empower Hispanic students and their parents with increased options, our community is better equipped to reach the American Dream.”