MONTE VISTA—The Monte Vista School Board approved a resolution supporting Amendment 66 at their monthly meeting on Sept. 12.
The amendment would increase the amount of funding available to Colorado schools, and Superintendent Robert Webb believes it would greatly benefit the Monte Vista School District. The state’s schools have faces reductions in funding for multiple years with Monte Vista seeing a loss of $4,763,000.
Many had hoped for relief from the Lobato case against the state, which claimed schools were not adequately funded as required by law. Unfortunately for school budgets across the state, those funds did not become available.
For the complete article see the 09-26-2013 issue.