Jared Polis, Colorado’s governor-elect, ran on a platform that included funding full-day kindergarten and expanding access to preschool. He also inherits a state that has plenty of fiscal challenges. The same voters who elected him turned down a major tax increase that would have sent more money to schools, a tax increase he declined to endorse.
As the governor-elect assembles his transition team and builds out his early agenda, what education priorities do you think he should consider? How could the state help your school? What’s holding you or your students back?
We’re asking educators to write a brief letter for the new governor and spell out what they think should top his to-do list for schools. Responses will be published later in the month.