....Despite a Billion Dollar Budget.
It's Time We Put Our Students and Teachers First
The current school board is on a path to significantly limit choice at Manning, and in the Lakewood, Columbine, and Dakota Ridge areas. Families in eastern Lakewood almost didn’t get the first charter school in their neighborhood and other charter
Despite Jeffco’s budget increasing by over $75 million in the last three years, in January of 2017 the board surprised 5 communities threatening to close their schools. The board gave communities less than one month to fight to keep their
For a decade teachers new to Jeffco were offered salaries lower than neighboring districts. Recently their salaries were increased slightly to help Jeffco recruit new teachers to the district. And teachers that were rated highly effective received raises nearly twice