colorado school finance

Better Colorado schools at 70 cents on the dollar

By |October 4th, 2010|

(Denver Post, Oct. 3) The 18th century English lexicographer Samuel Johnson famously discovered virtue in the prospect of being hanged in the morning because said circumstance “concentrated the mind wonderfully.” Similarly, public officials all across Colorado will be having their minds concentrated wonderfully as they commence what one described as the “budget year from hell.”

[Editor’s Note: Moloney is heading the School Finance 2.0 study group to provide state legislators with Centennial Institute’s recommendations for implementing the concepts in this article when next year’s budget is written. Details here.] […]

Institute announces study group on ‘School Finance 2.0’

By |September 22nd, 2010|

“Larger shortfall looms in Colorado budget, and schools are likely to feel the pain,” shouted the headline on a Denver Post story this week. The timing could not be more appropriate for School Finance 2.0, […]