DECIDE Frequently Asked Questions

Left with no other options, the legislature is now considering a budget that will cut hundreds of millions of dollars from K-12 education – about $400-500 per pupil. Colorado already funds its schools $1,900 below the national average. Without action at the ballot, the 2011-12 budget will bring even deeper cuts to every public school in Colorado.

Higher education is also in trouble. Colorado ranks 48th in the country in state funding for higher education. The higher education funding cliff threatens the sustainability, quality, and affordability of colleges and universities in Colorado.

Is that what Colorado voters want?

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