Ideas Durango - Mill Levy Learning Session

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Ideas Durango - Mill Levy Learning Session

  1. 1. Welcome<br /> to the <br />Mill Levy <br />Learning Session<br />
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  3. 3. Why do we need funding?<br />To have smaller classes.<br />
  4. 4. Keep teacher to student ratio smaller.<br />
  5. 5. Enrollment in public K-12 is increasing.<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  6. 6. Colorado ranks poorly in education support.<br />50th<br />40th<br />30th<br />20th<br />
  7. 7. Attract & keep quality teachers and staff,<br />
  8. 8. or risk losing them.<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />
  9. 9. Average Salary in K-12 Public Education<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  10. 10. Average Salary in K-12 Public Education<br />(adjusted for inflation)<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  11. 11. % Change in Average Salary in <br />K-12 Public Education<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  12. 12. % Change in Average Salary in <br />K-12 Public Education<br />(adjusted for inflation)<br />03/04 – 08/09 92/93 – 08/09 <br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  13. 13. 9R ranks 13th of 15 similar districts<br />in mid-<br />range <br />teacher <br />salary.<br />After 12 years<br /> of teaching!<br />
  14. 14. Support innovative programs & technology,<br />
  15. 15. or fall behind in connectivity to the 21st century.<br />
  16. 16. Per Student Current Spending and<br />Revenues for K-12 Public Education<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  17. 17. % Change in Per Student Current Spending and<br />Revenues for K-12 Public Education<br />Colorado School Finance Project<br />
  18. 18. Why now?<br />Waiting<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />
  19. 19. What will it cost me?<br />= $60 /year<br />= $5 /month<br />$400,000 home<br />$1,000,000 business<br />= $575 /year<br />= $50 /month<br />
  20. 20. What has 9-R done with your money?<br />% of ACT-Tested Students Ready for College-Level Coursework in 2010<br />
  21. 21. % of Students Proficient or Advanced in CSAP Reading in 2010<br />
  22. 22. % of Students Proficient or Advanced in CSAP Writing in 2010<br />
  23. 23. % of Students Proficient or Advanced in CSAP Math in 2010<br />
  24. 24. % of Students Proficient or Advanced in CSAP Science in 2010<br />
  25. 25. DHS Team Wins International <br />Aerospace Design Contest<br />
  26. 26. DHS culinary team wins state, qualifies for national competition<br />
  27. 27. Academic DecathlonAerospace/ DesignAnime/Japanese Pop Culture ClubBook Club Chess ClubColorado Mock Trial Creative Writing Club DHS Culinary Arts/ProStart ClubDurango Teen CourtEl Diablo School NewspaperFBLA FFAGay-Straight Alliance<br />High School Leadership LaPlata<br />Philosophy Club “Jnana”Prejudice Elimination Action TeamRenaissanceScience Research ClubSki ClubSkills USASpeech/DebateStudent CouncilStudents for a Free TibetTheatre Vocal MusicYearbook<br />Clubs<br />Instrumental Music InteractKey ClubKnowledge BowlModel United Nations Mountain Bike ClubNational Art Honor SocietyNational Honor SocietyNative American ClubPeer Helpers<br />&<br />Activities<br />
  28. 28. Football<br />Track &<br />Cross Country<br />Softball<br />Golf<br />Soccer<br />Basketball<br />Swimming<br />Lacrosse<br />Sports<br />Volleyball<br />Tennis<br />Wrestling<br />Dance<br />
  29. 29. “Durango High School <br />Decathletes take Gold”<br />DHS Academic Decathlon Team brought home a well-deserved state championship.<br />
  30. 30. DHS graduates attend the best of America’s colleges !<br />Dartmouth<br />NYU<br />Stanford<br />MIT<br />Colorado<br />“Mines”<br />CSU<br />
  31. 31. DHS has a nationally recognized drama department.<br />
  32. 32. Escalante Destination Imagination teams advanced to the Global Finals.<br />2009<br />2010<br />
  33. 33. How does 9R’s quality directly affect you?<br />“[Measures of] K-12 student achievement …almost always find that higher scores are positively correlated with [higher] house prices.” (Brasington & Haurin, 2007)<br />“Many researchers have found that property values are higher where school spending is higher.” (Hayes and Taylor, 1996).<br />
  34. 34. A vote for <br />the Mill Levy... <br />Is an <br />Investment.<br />
  35. 35. Invest..<br />In our<br /> kids!<br />
  36. 36. Invest..<br />in technology<br />for our kids!<br />
  37. 37. Invest..<br />in our<br />teachers!<br />
  38. 38. Invest..<br />in our<br />schools!<br />
  39. 39. Invest..<br />in your<br />real estate!<br />
  40. 40. Invest..<br />In our <br />community!<br />
  41. 41. You can bank on it!<br />
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  43. 43. Referenceshttp://www.cde.state.co.us/cdereval/rvAveTeachSallinks.htmhttp://www.eiaonline.com/districts/Colorado.pdfhttp://www.cosfp.org/COSFStateProfile.htmhttp://humanresources.durangoschools.org/sites/default/files/documents/humanresources/Certified_Schedule_2010.pdf http://www.schoolview.org/SchoolPerformance/csapinfo.asp?Dist=15&Sch=0&Sub=R&Grd=4&level= http://www.greateducation.org/statistics-faqs/statistics/Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute, Aiming for the Middle, 2009 Update<br />

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