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* [http://www.cosfp.org/HomeFiles/Ballot_Measure_2011_Elections_DRAFT.pdf ''Colorado School Finance Project'', Ballot Measure 2011 Elections]
 
* [http://www.cosfp.org/HomeFiles/Ballot_Measure_2011_Elections_DRAFT.pdf ''Colorado School Finance Project'', Ballot Measure 2011 Elections]
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==Current Statewide==
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A 2013 statewide measure, [[Colorado Tax Increase for Education, Amendment 66 (2013)|Amendment 66]], would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.<ref>[http://web1.ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Colorado_Funding_for_Public_Schools,_Amendment_66_(2013)#Reports_and_analyses Colorado Amendment 66]</ref>
  
 
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A Douglas County School Bond Measure was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in Elbert and Douglas Counties.

This measure was defeated
Douglas

  • YES 20,080 (40.59%)
  • NO 29,391 (59.41%)Defeatedd[1]

Elbert

  • YES 99
  • NO 441 Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $200 million in order to pay for capital improvement projects for the county schools. At a recently held public meeting, residents commented that they would not support such a measure if school vouchers were still in place and most of the money still went to private schools.[3]

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Current Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[4]

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